Lean-faced
Lean-faced Lean"-faced`, a. 1. Having a thin face. [1913 Webster]

2. (Typog.) slender or narrow; -- said of type the letters of which have thin lines, or are unusually narrow in proportion to their height. --W. Savage. [1913 Webster]


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