Affronty, (fr. de front): facing the spectator(as the lion in the crest of Scotland), or in full aspect, which is the more correct term when applied to a bird. It is applied to a helmet, savage’s head, &c. [See a remarkable example given under Monastery.]
Per saltire, or and argent … in the chief centre section an open helmet affronty unbarred proper … –POWER.
Gules, three savage’s heads affronty erased argent–VIGNE.
Azure, a bull’s head affronty couped at the neck argent, between two wings or …. HOSTE.