off-the-face

off-the-face
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of a woman's hat : brimless or having a brim that does not shade the face

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/awf"dheuh fays", of"-/, adj.
1. (of a woman's hat) made without a brim.
2. (of a woman's hairdo) not covering, framing, or shading the face.
[1905-10]

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off-the-face «AWFTH uh FAYS, OF-», adjective.
(of a woman's hat) being without a brim or with a narrow, usually upturned brim: »

…an off-the-face turban of natural raffia (New Yorker).


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