frontlet

Part of speech: noun

A band worn on the forehead.

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Usage examples "frontlet":

  1. Yet you have the very essence of business tact in " nothing came amiss, and nothing failed to come"; and the very essence of economy in " always enough, and never too much"; and the crowning glory- write it on the posts of thy house, and on thy gates; teach it diligently unto thy children, and talk of it when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up; bind it for a sign upon thine hand, and let it be as a frontlet between thine eyes-" the ordering of all this was in the hands of women." - "A New Atmosphere", Gail Hamilton.
  2. The bullocks that draw it are milk- white, and have the hanging dewlap, which adds so greatly to the appearance of the animal; the horns are painted blue, and the forehead is adorned with a frontlet of large purple glass beads, while bouquets of flowers are stuck on either side of the head, after the manner of the rosettes worn by the horses in Europe. - "Notes of an Overland Journey Through France and Egypt to Bombay", Miss Emma Roberts.
  3. They wore steel- net cloaks and helmet guards, and their horses were armored with woven steel netting encased in heavy quilting- with a wide frontlet over the chest, a neck- length collar secured to the top of the bridle, and a body shroud over their sides and hindquarters emblazoned with each man's family crest. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.