An object or place whose older layers or aspects are apparent beneath its surface.
The old hag’s face looked like a palimsest; you could see former Botox treatments that had dried up into manifold layers of crust.
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Palimpsest. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/palimpsest. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.
The Effin Word, s.v. palimpsest, accessed November 28, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/palimpsest.
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Palimpsest. In The Effin Word. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/palimpsest