Definition of Frontlet

1. Noun. An adornment worn on the forehead.

Exact synonyms: Frontal
Generic synonyms: Adornment



Definition of Frontlet

1. n. A frontal or brow band; a fillet or band worn on the forehead.

Definition of Frontlet

1. Noun. (obsolete) The forehead. ¹

2. Noun. The forehead of an animal, especially of a deer or stag (including the antlers). ¹

3. Noun. An ornament worn on the forehead. ¹

4. Noun. A bandage or medical preparation worn around the head. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frontlet

1. a decorative band worn across the forehead [n -S]

Medical Definition of Frontlet

1. 1. A frontal or brow band; a fillet or band worn on the forehead. "They shall be as frontlets between thine eyes." (Deut. Vi. 8) 2. A frown (likened to a frontlet). "What makes that frontlet on? Methinks you are too much of late i' the frown." (Shak) 3. The margin of the head, behind the bill of birds, often bearing rigid bristles. Origin: OF. Frontelet brow band, dim. Of frontel, frontal. See Frontal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frontlet

frontierless
frontierlike
frontiers
frontiersman
frontiersmanship
frontiersmen
frontierswoman
frontierswomen
frontignan
frontin'
fronting
frontispiece
frontispieces
frontless
frontlessly
frontlet (current term)
frontlets
frontline
frontlines
frontlist
frontlists
frontload
frontloaded
frontloader
frontloaders
frontloading
frontloads
frontman
frontmen
frontmost

Literary usage of Frontlet

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1. Spectator (The)by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison (1836)
"atty and Mrs. frontlet ; the first an agreeable, the second an awful beauty. These ladies are perfect friend«, out of a knowledge, that their perfections ..."

2. The Tatler by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele, Alexander Chalmers (1822)
"Gatty for ever smiles upon you; and frontlet disdains to see you smile. ... Gatty likes the man that diverts her; frontlet, him who adores her. ..."

3. Records of Big Game: With Their Distribution, Characteristics, Dimensions by Rowland Ward (1899)
"... frontlet and Horns of Senegambian Eland, from the Gambia. SENEGAMBIAN ELAND (Taurotragus derbianus). Although living specimens appear formerly to have ..."

4. The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical, by Alexander Chalmers (1809)
"Gatty for ever smiles upon you; and frontlet disdains to see you smile. ... Gatty likes the man that diverts her; frontlet, Mm who adores her. ..."

5. Odes by Anacreon, Thomas Moore (1815)
"Mix me, child, a cup divine, Crystal water, ruby wine: Weave the frontlet, richly flushing, O'er my wintry temples blushing. Mix the brimmer—Love and I ..."

6. Travels in Little-known Parts of Asia Minor by Henry John Van-Lennep (1870)
"... and being hooked to it at a in the centre of the forehead, while the other hook b frontlet of gold and precious stones worn by the women—one-half. is ..."

7. A Military Dictionary: Or, Explaination of the Several Systems of Discipline by William Duane (1810)
"... and to reassemble according to the natural line of formation, taking the colors as their central points to dress by DISPART-/™«/,-/. See frontlet. ..."

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