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Webster 1913 Edition


Visage

Vis′age

(?; 48)
,
Noun.
[F.
visage
, from L.
visus
a seeing, a look, fr.
videre
,
visum
, to see. See
Vision
.]
The face, countenance, or look of a person or an animal; – chiefly applied to the human face.
Chaucer.
“A visage of demand.”
Shak.
His
visage
was so marred more than any man.
Isa. lii. 14.
Love and beauty still that
visage
grace.
Waller.

Vis′age

(?; 48)
,
Verb.
T.
To face.
[Obs.]
Chaucer.

Webster 1828 Edition


Visage

VIS'AGE

,
Noun.
s as z. [L. visus, video.]
The face; the countenance or look of a person, or of other animal; chiefly applied to human beings; as a wolfish visage.
Love and beauty still that visage grace.
His visage was so marred, more than any man. Is. 52.

Definition 2022


Visage

Visage

See also: visage and vissage

German

Noun

Visage f (genitive Visage, plural Visagen)

  1. (pejorative) (ugly) face

Declension

visage

visage

See also: Visage and vissage

English

Noun

visage (plural visages)

  1. Countenance; appearance; one's face.

Synonyms

  • See also Wikisaurus:countenance

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External links

  • visage in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • visage in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vi.zaʒ/

Etymology

From Old French visage, from vis (from Latin visus) + -age, or possibly a Vulgar Latin *visāticum.

Noun

visage m (plural visages)

  1. face (anatomy)

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Middle English

Etymology

Borrowing from Old French visage.

Noun

visage (plural visages)

  1. (anatomy) face

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Old French

Etymology

vis + -age, or possibly from a Vulgar Latin *visāticum, from Latin visus. Compare Old Provençal vizatge.

Noun

visage m (oblique plural visages, nominative singular visages, nominative plural visage)

  1. (anatomy) face

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