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big face

A newer monetary bill that features a larger picture of a US historical figure on the front. Do big faces really prevent counterfeiting?
See also: big, face

bigface

n. the newer version of the $20 bill bearing a larger portrait on the front. (Streets. Additional bills now carry the larger portraits.) We only accept the bigface on twenties right now. The others just don’t look right.
References in classic literature ?
"That?" returned Silver, smiling away, but warier than ever, his eye a mere pin-point in his big face, but gleaming like a crumb of glass.
And the Doctor with all his animals ran as fast as they could down to the seashore; while Bumpo leaned against the wall of the empty dungeon, smiling after them happily, his big face shining like polished ivory in the light of the moon.
Well, he always walks to his office with a wery handsome gold watch-chain hanging out, about a foot and a quarter, and a gold watch in his fob pocket as was worth--I'm afraid to say how much, but as much as a watch can be--a large, heavy, round manufacter, as stout for a watch, as he was for a man, and with a big face in proportion.
The room was large, with three windows; and a young man with a shaven, big face, sitting in a roomy arm-chair before a vast mahogany writing- table, said in French to the Chancelier d'Ambassade, who was going out with, the papers in his hand:
Mills lowered the hands holding the extinct and even cold pipe before his big face.
Barkis) to say - he being, as I observed in a former chapter, of a phlegmatic temperament, and not at all conversational - I offered him a cake as a mark of attention, which he ate at one gulp, exactly like an elephant, and which made no more impression on his big face than it would have done on an elephant's.
ISLAMABAD -- At a time when the city managers are finalising minor inquiries of individual nature, scores of high-profile inquiries involving 'big faces' are still pending with the authority.
They better clean up when all is over and done, lest we see their big faces still posted on the walls, trees, and electric posts after the election.
(JNU) alumnus Kanhaiya Kumar, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election on the ticket of Communist Party of India (CPI), has support from many big faces of the Bollywood.
How much big faces you may bring, I will hear what is based on merit.
No matter how many big faces you may bring, I will hear what is based on merit.
BIG FACES Eoghan Quigg, Gareth Stewart and Lord Mayor Nuala McAllister with performers
When pressed to speak about the absence of big faces in the party's campaign, including her son Varun, she smiled and said, " Ok then, maybe we should bring him back!" Maneka was briefing media on the achievement of her ministry during 100 days of the government.
I assume that's what sustained him -- the delighted surprise on little faces, and some big faces too -- through the slow disillusionment with Cyprus, and increased competition (there are now over 30 children's entertainers on the island) and the asthma attacks every spring.
"Occasionally we come up a bit short and are missing one or two leaders at the moment - some big faces in Gavin, Simon Forsdick and Andy Brown.