a face with horror in every lineament

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La palabra se encuentra en la siguiente frase:

"Amid a rolling cloud of dust I caught a glimpse of a pale, agitated face a face with horror in every lineament, the mouth open, the eyes staring wildly in front."




Muchas gracias.
 
  • Albpharma

    Senior Member
    Spaniard in UK

    lineament Anoun
    1 feature, lineament

    the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; "an expression of pleasure crossed his features"; "his lineaments were very regular"

    2 quality, character, lineament

    a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands"
     

    Limey. Limeño

    Senior Member
    British. English
    Albpharma said:

    lineament Anoun
    1 feature, lineament

    the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; "an expression of pleasure crossed his features"; "his lineaments were very regular"

    2 quality, character, lineament

    a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands"
    ¡Vaya!! Es la primera vez que oigo esta palabra. No creo que el hombre de a píe lo vaya a usar. Por lo menos aquí en Las Islas Británicas.
     

    jandro_pardo

    Senior Member
    Galician & Spanish - Spain
    Hola.

    El fragmento era de The Adventure of the Priory Scool, una historia de Shelock Holmes de Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Saludos.
     
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