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frontlet (plural frontlets)
- (obsolete) The forehead.
- The forehead of an animal, especially of a deer or stag (including the antlers).
- An ornament worn on the forehead.
- A bandage or medical preparation worn around the head.
- 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 54573970, partition II, section 5, member 1, subsection vi:
- Frontlets are known to every goodwife: rose-water and vinegar, with a little woman's milk, and nutmegs grated upon a rose-cake applied to both temples.