Definition of Blackfaces
1. blackface [n] - See also: blackface
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackfaces
Literary usage of Blackfaces
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Staistical by Francis Hindes Groome (1885)
"The mountain breeds are the Cheviots and blackfaces, with which the pastoral farms in the north and south of Scotland are stocked. ..."
2. Coldingham: Parish and Priory by Adam Thomson (1908)
"As the lower lands came under cultivation, the blackfaces were pushed further back towards the middle reaches, their place being taken by Cheviots, ..."
3. Cattle and Dairy Farming by United States Bureau of Foreign Commerce (1888)
"SCOTCH blackfaces. In Scotland Black-faced sheep are supplanting ... This shows that the blackfaces are gradually rising in value in Scotland. ..."
4. Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry for by United States Bureau of Animal Industry (1891)
"Capillarity declined under the great partiality shown for the Cheviots, о such an extent were the blackfaces supplanted, that the breed came very nearly ..."
5. Lancashire Gleanings by William Edward Armytage Axon (1883)
"There were in the throng, however, many " blackfaces" as the spies were called, and the magistrates appear to have been fully cognisant of what was going on ..."
6. British Farmer's Magazine (1867)
"The Cheviots were uncommonly good ; but the pride of the sheep classes was the famous show of blackfaces ; which were even superior to the extraordinary ..."