fawn

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fawn

1. a young deer of either sex aged under one year
2. 
a. a light greyish-brown colour
b. (as adjective): a fawn raincoat
3. in fawn (of deer) pregnant
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They were burned with gasoline, buried in quicklime, shot, stabbed with icepicks, garroted--al the orders of the little man with the fawnlike stare and the uneasy and diffident front."--Meyer Berger writing about the 1930's trial of mobster Louis "Lepke" Buchalter.
The luminous brown eyes only blinked at him with their inquiring, fawnlike expression.