Masked(?), a. 1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden.
(Bot.) Same as Personate.
(Zol.) Having the anterior part of the head differing decidedly in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds.
Masked ball, a ball in which the dancers wear masks. --
(Mil.), a battery so placed as not to be seen by an enemy until it opens fire.
H. L. Scott. --
(Zol.), a European crab (Corystes cassivelaunus) with markings on the carapace somewhat resembling a human face. --
(Zol.), a Japanese domestic hog (Sus pliciceps). Its face is deeply furrowed.
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