- the front wall of a cancha or jai alai court.Compare rebote(def 1).
Origin of frontis
< Spanish, apparently alteration of frente front
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Examples from the Web for frontis
On his shield a bee intangled in sheepes wooll, the mot Frontis nulla fides.
A sporting tandem-driving Doctor of our acquaintance calls his leader the Hoss frontis.