Copper-faced
Copper-faced Cop"per-faced`, a. Faced or covered with copper; as, copper-faced type. [1913 Webster]

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  • copper-faced — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : faced or covered with copper copper faced type 2. : having a face like copper : brazen * * * coppˈer faced adjective Faced with copper, as type • • • Main Entry: ↑copper …   Useful english dictionary

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