Frontlet

  • 1 Frontlet — Front let, n. [OF. frontelet brow band, dim. of frontel, frontal. See {Frontal}, n.] 1. A frontal or brow band; a fillet or band worn on the forehead. [1913 Webster] They shall be as frontlets between thine eyes. Deut. vi. 8. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 frontlet — from O.Fr. frontelet, dim. of frontel (Mod.Fr. fronteau) forehead, front of a helmet, hairband, from L.L. frontale an ornament for the forehead, from frons (see FRONT (Cf. front) (n.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 frontlet — [frunt′lit] n. [OFr frontelet, dim. of frontel, FRONTAL2] 1. a frontal or a phylactery worn on the forehead 2. the forehead of an animal 3. the forehead of a bird, when distinguishable by the color or texture of the plumage 4. an ornamental… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 frontlet — /frunt lit/, n. 1. Also, frontal. a decorative band, ribbon, or the like, worn across the forehead: The princess wore a richly bejeweled frontlet. 2. the forehead of an animal. 3. Ornith. the forehead when marked by a different color or texture… …

    Universalium

  • 5 frontlet — front•let [[t]ˈfrʌnt lɪt[/t]] n. 1) clo a decorative band, ribbon, or the like, worn across the forehead 2) the forehead of a horse, deer, or similar mammal 3) orn the forehead of a bird when marked by a distinctive color or texture of the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 6 frontlet — noun Etymology: Middle English frontlette, from Middle French frontelet, diminutive of frontel, from Latin frontale, from front , frons Date: 15th century 1. a band or phylactery worn on the forehead 2. the forehead especially of an animal …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 frontlet — noun /ˈfɹʌntlət/ a) The forehead of an animal, especially of a deer or stag (including the antlers) b) An ornament worn on the forehead, sometimes as a phylactery …

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  • 8 Frontlet — A band worn by women across the forehead and secured beneath the chin. It often formed the basis of headwear. During the 15c black became an increasingly fashionable colour, perhaps by way of contrast when framing a white forehead and face. Cf.… …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 9 frontlet — Used in AV for an ornament or jewel (‘emblem’, NRSV; ‘pendant’, REB; ‘headband’, NJB) worn on the head, probably between the eyes (Exod. 13:16; Deut. 6:8) and by implication forbidden in 1 Tim. 2:9 …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 10 frontlet — front·let || frÊŒntlɪt n. forehead of an animal; decorative band or ribbon worn on the forehead; phylactery worn on the forehead (Judaism) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 frontlet — noun 1》 an ornamental piece of cloth hanging over the upper part of an altar frontal. 2》 another term for phylactery. 3》 a piece of armour or harness for an animal s forehead …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12 frontlet — n. Frontal, brow band, fillet …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 Frontlet — 15th century on decorative band for the forehead worn by women, made of cloth, gold, velvet, silk etc worn under the veil …

    Medieval glossary

  • 14 frontlet — front·let …

    English syllables

  • 15 frontlet — /ˈfrʌntlət/ (say fruntluht) noun 1. the forehead of an animal or bird. 2. an ornament or band worn on the head as a phylactery. 3. a cloth hanging over the upper part of an altar frontal. {Middle English frontlette, from Old French frontelet,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 frontlet — n. 1 a piece of cloth hanging over the upper part of an altar frontal. 2 a band worn on the forehead. 3 a phylactery. 4 an animal s forehead. Etymology: OF frontelet (as FRONTAL(2)) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 star-frontlet — inkai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Coeligena angl. star frontlet vok. Musketier, m rus. колибри инка, m pranc. inca, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrieji kolibriai siauresnis terminas – apykaklėtasis inkas… …

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  • 18 Altar cloth — Altar covered with white altar cloths. An (altar cloth) is used by various religious groups to cover an altar. Christianity, ancient Judaism, and Buddhism are among the world religions that use altar cloths. Because many altars are made of wood… …

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  • 19 Daniel in rabbinic literature — Rabbinic Literature Talmudic literature Mishnah • Tosefta Jerusalem Talmud • Babylonian Talmud Minor tractates Halakhic Midrash Mekhilta de Rabbi Yishmael (Exodus) Mekhilta de Rabbi Shimon (Exodus) Sifra (Leviticus) Sifre (Numbers Deuteronomy)… …

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  • 20 Priestly breastplate — Part of Judaic series of articles on Priesthood in Judaism   …

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