Definition of Falsefaces
1. falseface [n] - See also: falseface
Lexicographical Neighbors of Falsefaces
Literary usage of Falsefaces
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. League of the Ho-dé-no-sau-nee Or Iroquois by Lewis Henry Morgan (1904)
"As recently as the summer of 1849, when the cholera prevailed through the State, the falsefaces, in appropriate costume, went from house to house at ..."
2. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1905)
"Sung at the dances of the FalseFaces (maskers). When they' treat diseases, wooden masks are worn. V. 2863. SNAKE SONG. May be sung at any' meeting. ..."
3. The Mary Dawson game book: a manual of original games and guessing contests by Mary Dawson (1916)
"AN EVENING IN THE JUNGLE Bring in the rubber plants and palms in tubs to decorate your parlor or hall, and have one or two " falsefaces " of negro types ..."
4. Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly (1852)
"This belief has prevailed among them from the most remote period, and.still cou- tinues its hold upon the Indian mind The1 falsefaces are believed to be ..."