Origin of frontlet
Examples from the Web for frontlet
Historical Examples of frontlet
He put a bow and arrows in its hands, and the frontlet on its head.
He put a bow and arrows in his hands, and the frontlet on his head.The Indian in his Wigwam
Henry R. Schoolcraft
Cortes reined his horse, bloody from hoof to frontlet, by the edge of the chasm.The Fair God
From frontlet to tail, the horse likewise shone red in the sunset.Phantastes
Gatty for ever smiles upon you; and Frontlet disdains to see you smile.The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899
George A. Aitken
Word Origin for frontlet
from Old French frontelet, diminutive of frontel (Modern French fronteau) "forehead, front of a helmet, hairband," from Late Latin frontale "an ornament for the forehead," from frons (see front (n.)).