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Frontal


FRONT'AL, noun [Latin frontale., frons.]

1. In medicine, a medicament or preparation to be applied to the forehead.

2. In architecture, a little pediment or frontpiece, over a small door or window.

3. In Jewish ceremonies, a frontlet or browband, consisting of four pieces of vellum, laid on leather, and tied round the forehead in the synagogue; each piece containing some text of scripture.