Facer

Fa"cer

(f"sr), n. 1. One who faces; one who puts on a false show; a bold-faced person. [Obs.]
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There be no greater talkers, nor boasters, nor fasers.
Latimer.
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2. A blow in the face, as in boxing; hence, any severe or stunning check or defeat, as in controversy. [Collog.]
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I should have been a stercoraceous mendicant if I had hollowed when I got a facer.
C. Kingsley.

3. a serious difficulty with which one is suddenly faced. [wns=1] [obsolescent Briticism]
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