Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. masque, LL. masca, mascha, mascus,; cf. Sp. & Pg. máscara, It. maschera,; all fr. Ar. maskharat, buffoon, fool, pleasantry, anything ridiculous or mirthful, fr. sakhira, to ridicule, to laugh at. Cf. Masque Masquerade
The boys wore masks over their faces, and when they spoke, they did their best to disguise their voices.
"The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview" by Ralph Bonehill
Sam did so, and simultaneously the mask dropped from the faces of the men inside.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
The chief characters in the Totem and Comic Dances wear masks and carry staves decorated with feathers.
"The Dance Festivals of the Alaskan Eskimo" by Ernest William Hawkes
Five other men were surrounding her, but they all wore white masks of vizard shape, revealing chin and mouth.
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers
At least he would be alone when he looked upon the mask of his shame.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
In the scrap one of the men had his mask torn off.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
The Bradys paused near some rocks and saw two rifle barrels aimed over the top of them, in the hands of two masked men.
"The Bradys Beyond Their Depth" by Anonymous
At this moment the Chevalier de Ravanne passed, pursuing a mask.
"The Conspirators" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
Next week masked men drove a small flock belonging to Morse over a precipice.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
Under the mask of seeming defeat he sought to find means for an unexpected victory.
"The Free Range" by Francis William Sullivan
Why should the world be overwise,
In counting all our tears and sighs?
Nay, let them only see us, while
We wear the mask.
"We Wear the Mask" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Or hope—maybe that Spring and Hope are one.
Therefore I should not ask
For leave from this my place: both may be near,
Behind my daily mask.
"The Spring Afar" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard
Not vainly on us she charged her cause,
The lady whom we revere
For faith in the mask of a love untrue
To the Love we honour, the Love her due,
The Love we have vowed to rear.
"The Young Princess -- A Ballad Of Old Laws Of Love" by George Meredith
But my sweetheart was shy, so I dared not ask
For the boon, so bravely I wore the mask.
But into her face there came a flame:--
I wonder could she have been thinking the same?
"Her Thoughts And His" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
One of my wishes is that those dark trees,
So old and firm they scarcely show the breeze,
Were not, as 'twere, the merest mask of gloom,
But stretched away unto the edge of doom.
"Into My Own" by Robert Frost
"What ails the world?" he sang and asked --
And asked and sang -- but all in vain;
No answer came to any strain,
And no reply to his refrain --
The mystery moved 'round him masked.
"What Ails The World?" by Abram Joseph Ryan
A 33-year-old Nebraska woman said three masked intruders tied her up, carved homophobic slurs into her skin and then set her house on fire in a shocking case that police are reportedly classifying as a hate crime.
Do you think the " Geezer Bandit" is an elderly man or someone wearing a mask and costume.
Someone wearing a mask and costume.
A Mexico City officer wears a mask, one of the (unproven) defenses against the spread of germs.
Halloween is the one time a year where you can put on a mask, throw away your inhibitions and be whoever you want to be.
The Git Hoan dance group is much beloved for their dancing and use of masks traditionally used for story telling.
Today's Goblin is a far cry from the 1964 original -- a masked guy trying to take over the world.
With an amazing all American team this production of A Masked Ball at the Chicago Lyric Opera is a winner.
Hot Goss / Music New Band Alert: Members of Alabama Shakes, Fly Golden Eagle and Clear Plastic Masks Team up for Thunderbitch.
The New York Times had a strong Sunday story about Wall Street's role in masking the Greek debt that is shaking Europe's monetary union.
Obama Halloween Mask Should Be Grim Reaper .
Americans are split between the Grim Reaper , Mr Magoo, and Superman when it comes to deciding just what Halloween mask best represents President Obama.
Authorities are investigating three heavily armed men who police say donned camouflage fatigues and ski masks while attempting a " guerrilla -style" kidnapping and robbery of a Waco grocer early Friday morning.
Andrew Garfield's Peter Parker can't seem to keep his mask on in "The Amazing Spider-Man".
Daniel Cabral, 29, of Somerset, was charged with armed robbery while masked.
In this context, the most important application of our systems is masking messages using random signals .
A mechanism for randomness
This ﬁt is achieved by masking the spectral regions where emission lines may be present.
Probing the stellar populations of early-type galaxies: the SAURON survey
The lower resolution of the LWRS smears the proﬁle enough to mask the double peak structure if it is present.
Far Ultraviolet Spectra of a Non-Radiative Shock Wave in the Cygnus Loop
These distinctions are often a function of our distance from the system, because a hidden complexity in a system can be masked by a simple presentation, and a complex system can exist “below” the level in which we are interested.
Figure 2: The data sets (a) θl , (b) θc and (c) the training subsets mask.
On Interference of Signals and Generalization in Feedforward Neural Networks