frounter

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French fronter.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfruntɛːr/, /ˈfruːntɛːr/, /ˈfruntuːr/

NounEdit

frounter (plural frounters) (Late Middle English)

  1. (rare) A frontier or borderland.
  2. (rare) A fort located upon the borderland.
  3. (rare) The vanguard of a military force.
  4. (rare) A tapestry over another tapestry over an altar.
  5. (rare) A building's frontispiece.
  6. (rare) Armor for the forehead of an equine.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: frontier
  • Scots: fronter (obsolete)

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