Enfacing
Enface En*face", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfaced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enfacing}.] [Pref. en- + face.] 1. To write or print on the face of (a draft, bill, etc.); as, to enface drafts with memoranda. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. To write or print (a memorandum, direction, or the like) on the face of a draft, bill, etc.; as, to enface the words ``Payable in Calcutta'' upon the face of a draft.

{Enfaced paper} (Com.), Indian government securities the principal and interest of which are enfaced as payable in silver rupees. --Dict. of Pol. Econ. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • enfacing — v. write or print on the face of a document (a check, bill etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Enface — En*face , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfaced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enfacing}.] [Pref. en + face.] 1. To write or print on the face of (a draft, bill, etc.); as, to enface drafts with memoranda. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To write or print (a memorandum,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enfaced — Enface En*face , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfaced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enfacing}.] [Pref. en + face.] 1. To write or print on the face of (a draft, bill, etc.); as, to enface drafts with memoranda. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To write or print (a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enfaced paper — Enface En*face , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfaced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enfacing}.] [Pref. en + face.] 1. To write or print on the face of (a draft, bill, etc.); as, to enface drafts with memoranda. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To write or print (a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enface — enfacement, n. /en fays /, v.t., enfaced, enfacing. 1. to write, print, or stamp something on the face of (a note, draft, etc.). 2. to write, print, or stamp (something) on the face of a note, draft, etc. [1860 65; EN 1 + FACE] * * * …   Universalium

  • enface — /ɛnˈfeɪs/ (say en fays), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) (enfaced, enfacing) 1. to write, print, or stamp something on the face of (a note, draft, etc.). 2. to write, print, or stamp (something) on the face of a note, draft, etc. –enfacement, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • enface — [en fās′, infās′] vt. enfaced, enfacing Brit. to write or print on the face of (a document, check, etc.) …   English World dictionary

  • enfacement — mənt noun ( s) Britain : the act of enfacing; also : something (as a note or bill) that is enfaced compare endorsement * * * enfaceˈment noun …   Useful english dictionary

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