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Definition of "frontlet" [front•let]

  • An ornament or band worn on the forehead as a phylactery. (noun)
  • The forehead of an animal. (noun)
  • The forehead of a bird when of a different color or texture of plumage. (noun)
  • An ornamental border for a frontal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "frontlet" in a sentence
  • "One kind or phylactery was called a "frontlet," and was composed of four pieces of parchment; on the first of which was written, Ex 12: 2-10; on the second, Ex 12: 11-21; on the third, De"
  • "Her turret, from which cascades a transparent veil, terminates upon a frontlet, a wide band of cloth that frames her face."
  • "Black, a popular color at this time, accents her turret and frontlet, collar, cuffs, and wide hem."