word of the day :: visage

visage
[viz-ij]

-noun
1. the face, usually with reference to shape, features, expression, etc.; countenance.
2. aspect; appearance.

Origin
1250-1300; Middle English  < Anglo-French, Old French,  equivalent to vis  face (< Latin vīsum  sight, appearance ( Vulgar Latin:  face), noun use of neuter past participle of vidēre  to see) + -age -age

“O traitorous moon,
who hide your visage
in a starry veil,
woven of fire and blossom.”
~ Hilda Doolittle ~
U. S. poet

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Creative freelancer living, working, and playing in the Pacific Northwest.
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