Frontiniac

Fron`tin`iac´


n.1.See Frontignac.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He referred, in Preface to Lyrical Ballads (1800), to "men who speak of what they do not understand; who talk of Poetry as of a matter of amusement and idle pleasure; who will converse with us as gravely about a taste for Poetry, as they express it, as if it were a thing as indifferent as a taste for rope-dancing, or Frontiniac or Sherry." The only use of the word "taste" he approved was the one that issued from the poet.