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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Facer \Fa"cer\ (f[=a]"s[~e]r), n.
     1. One who faces; one who puts on a false show; a bold-faced
        person. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              There be no greater talkers, nor boasters, nor


              fasers.                               --Latimer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A blow in the face, as in boxing; hence, any severe or
        stunning check or defeat, as in controversy. [Collog.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              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.
        [WordNet sense 1] [obsolescent Briticism]
        [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  facer
       n : (a dated Briticism) a serious difficulty with which one is
           suddenly faced

















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