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black•face



Pronunciation: (blak'fās"), [key]
n.
1. Theat.
a. an entertainer, esp. one in a minstrel show, made up in the role of a black.
b. the makeup, as burnt cork, used in this role: They performed in blackface.
2. Print.a heavy-faced type.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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