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Marie
meaning of dented moon-mask Hi, I need to know the meaning of 'dented moon-mask' in the sentence below. 'He stared, mouth agape beneath his dented moon-mask, and then all but threw himself down the stairs.' Thanks in advance
Sep 12, 2019 4:33 PM
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"Moon-mask" is a made-up word putting two words together to convey the meaning. It must be like an astronaut's helmet. It is dented: "Having dents; impressed with little hollows." In other words, the moon-mask has fallen on the ground and is now damaged. It has at least one dent.
September 12, 2019
Marie
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English, Italian, Persian (Farsi), Spanish
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