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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Front, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fronted; p. pr. & vb. n. Fronting.]
 1. To oppose face to face; to oppose directly; to meet in a hostile manner.
    You four shall front them in the narrow lane.   --Shak.
 2. To appear before; to meet.
 [Enid] daily fronted him
 In some fresh splendor.   --Tennyson.
 3. To face toward; to have the front toward; to confront; as, the house fronts the street.
    And then suddenly front the changed reality.   --J. Morley.
 4. To stand opposed or opposite to, or over against as, his house fronts the church.
 5. To adorn in front; to supply a front to; as, to front a house with marble; to front a head with laurel.
    Yonder walls, that pertly front your town.   --Shak.