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frontis

[fruhn-tis]
noun
  1. the front wall of a cancha or jai alai court.Compare rebote(def 1).
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Origin of frontis

< Spanish, apparently alteration of frente front
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Historical Examples of frontis

  • On his shield a bee intangled in sheepes wooll, the mot Frontis nulla fides.

    The Unfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton

    Thomas Nash

  • A sporting tandem-driving Doctor of our acquaintance calls his leader the Hoss frontis.