Found 3 items, similar to mask.
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English → English
n 1: a covering to disguise or conceal the face
2: activity that tries to conceal something; “no mask could
conceal his ignorance”
; “they moved in under a mask of
3: a party of guests wearing costumes and masks [syn: masquerade
4: a protective covering worn over the face
v 1: hide under a false appearance; “He masked his
2: put a mask on or cover with a mask; “Mask the children for
3: cover with a sauce; “mask the meat”
4: shield from light [syn: block out
English → English
(m[.a]sk), n. [F. masque, LL. masca, mascha, mascus;
cf. Sp. & Pg. m['a]scara, It. maschera; all fr. Ar. maskharat
buffoon, fool, pleasantry, anything ridiculous or mirthful,
fr. sakhira to ridicule, to laugh at. Cf. Masque
1. A cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise
or protection; as, a dancer's mask; a fencer's mask; a
ball player's mask.
2. That which disguises; a pretext or subterfuge.
3. A festive entertainment of dancing or other diversions,
where all wear masks; a masquerade; hence, a revel; a
frolic; a delusive show. --Bacon.
This thought might lead me through the world's vain
4. A dramatic performance, formerly in vogue, in which the
actors wore masks and represented mythical or allegorical
5. (Arch.) A grotesque head or face, used to adorn keystones
and other prominent parts, to spout water in fountains,
and the like; -- called also mascaron
(a) In a permanent fortification, a redoubt which protects
(b) A screen for a battery.
7. (Zo["o]l.) The lower lip of the larva of a dragon fly,
modified so as to form a prehensile organ.
8. A person wearing a mask; a masker.
The mask that has the arm of the Indian queen. --G.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
9. (Sporting) The head or face of a fox.
, a house for masquerades. [Obs.]
, a cast of the face of a dead person.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Masked
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To cover, as the face, by way of concealment or defense
against injury; to conceal with a mask or visor.
They must all be masked and vizarded. --Shak.
2. To disguise; to cover; to hide.
Masking the business from the common eye. --Shak.
(a) To conceal; also, to intervene in the line of.
(b) To cover or keep in check; as, to mask a body of
troops or a fortress by a superior force, while some
hostile evolution is being carried out.
, v. i.
1. To take part as a masker in a masquerade. --Cavendish.
2. To wear a mask; to be disguised in any way. --Shak.