Meaning of block front
Pronunciation: (blok' frunt' for 1 blok' frunt&sec for 2), [key]
- a front of a desk, chest of drawers, etc., of the third quarter of the 18th century, having three vertical divisions of equal width, a sunken one between raised ones, all divided by flat areas to which they are connected by curves, often with a shell motif forming a rounded termination to each section.
- the frontage of a block, esp. in a city or town.