from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Face to face, or front to front; facing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In art, facing each other; front to front: said of two figures.
- Specifically, in heraldry, applied to animals represented front to front, or aspectant: opposed to adorsed;
- facing the spectator directly, as the lion in the royal crest of Scotland, not with merely the head turned outward. See gardant and cut under crest.
- Equivalent forms are affrontée (feminine) andconfronté.
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