left face

noun

Definition of left face

: the act of turning 90 degrees to the left from the halted position of attention as a military maneuver often used as a command — compare about-face, right face

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History and Etymology for left face

from the imperative phrase left, face

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“Left face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/left%20face. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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