With a facing, lining of the cuffs, etc.; also the preterite of
the verb “to face.”
Bare-faced. Impudence unconcealed. A “bare-faced lie” is a lie told
shamelessly and without prevarication. Shame-faced. Having
shame expressed in the face.
etc.]. An inferior article bearing the surface of a
superior one, as when cotton-velvet has a silk surface; the “facings”
(as the lining of coat-cuffs, etc.) made of silk, etc.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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