Frontal hammer
Frontal Fron"tal, n. [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See {Front}.] 1. Something worn on the forehead or face; a frontlet; as: (a) An ornamental band for the hair. (b) (Mil.) The metal face guard of a soldier. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) A little pediment over a door or window. [1913 Webster]

3. (Eccl.) A movable, decorative member in metal, carved wood, or, commonly, in rich stuff or in embroidery, covering the front of the altar. Frontals are usually changed according to the different ceremonies. [1913 Webster]

4. (Med.) A medicament or application for the forehead. [Obs.] --Quincy. [1913 Webster]

5. (Anat.) The frontal bone, or one of the two frontal bones, of the cranium. [1913 Webster]

{Frontal hammer} or {Frontal helve}, a forge hammer lifted by a cam, acting upon a ``tongue'' immediately in front of the hammer head. --Raymond.


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  • Frontal — Fron tal, n. [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See {Front}.] 1. Something worn on the forehead or face; a frontlet; as: (a) An ornamental band for the hair. (b) (Mil.) The metal face… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frontal helve — Frontal Fron tal, n. [F. frontal, fronteau, OF. Frontel, frontal, L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, frontlet. See {Front}.] 1. Something worn on the forehead or face; a frontlet; as: (a) An ornamental band for the hair. (b) (Mil.) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Nose bit — Nose Nose (n[=o]z), n. [AS. nosu; akin to D. neus, G. nase, OHG. nasa, Icel. n[ o]s, Sw. n[ a]sa, Dan. n[ a]se, Lith. nosis, Russ. nos , L. nasus, nares, Skr. n[=a]s[=a], n[=a]s. [root]261. Cf. {Nasal}, {Nasturtium}, {Naze}, {Nostril}, {Nozzle}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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