Definition for DE-FACE'

DE-FACE', v.t. [Arm. difaƧza; de and L. facio; Fr. defaire, to undo or unmake.]

  1. To destroy or mar the face or surface of a thing; to injure the superficies or beauty; to disfigure; as, to deface a monument; to deface an edifice.
  2. To injure any thing; to destroy, spoil or mar; to erase or obliterate; as, to deface letters or writing; to deface a note, deed or bond; to deface a record.
  3. To injure the appearance; to disfigure.

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