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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of frieze.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Gathered, or having the map gathered, into little tufts, knots, or protuberances. Cf. frieze, v. t., and friz, v. t., 2.

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Examples

  • Lying flat atop the broad wall, Conan surveyed what he could of the palace-small courtyards with splashing fountains, intricately friezed towers thrusting toward the sky, colonnaded walks lit by lamps of cunningly wrought gold.

    Conan The Victorious

  • The 17 day was a very bad day it rained all day and friezed as it fell.

    The diary of Bartlett Yancey Malone,

  • The 29 day it raind and haild and snowed and sleated and friezed and done a little of all that was bad And me and James

    The diary of Bartlett Yancey Malone,

  • It was hung and carpeted with decorated mats; its wooden frame was brightly painted, festooned with flowers, and friezed with shells; couches of sea-grass were overspread with cloth beaten from palm fibre; heavy curtains hung at the doors; ranged on shelves were ornaments and carved calabashes, while there was a profuse array of feathered cloaks and other modish millinery and raiment.

    Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate

  • To Gargantua, his father, he sent the tarand covered with a cloth of satin, brocaded with gold, and the tapestry containing the life and deeds of Achilles, with the three unicorns in friezed cloth of gold trappings; and so they left

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 4

  • Pantagruel, by an act of generosity, and as an acknowledgment of the sight of the pope's picture, gave Homenas nine pieces of double friezed cloth of gold to be set before the grates of the window.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 4

  • The wind was more moderate this morning, tho still hard; we set out at an early hour. the water friezed on the oars this morning as the men rowed. about 10 oclock A.M. the wind began to blow so violently that we were obliged to lye too. my dog had been absent during the last night, and I was fearfull we had lost him altogether, however, much to my satisfaction he joined us at 8 Oclock this morning.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Pantagruel, by an act of generosity, and as an acknowledgment of the sight of the pope’s picture, gave Homenas nine pieces of double friezed cloth of gold to be set before the grates of the window.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • 138 Catalogue of Engravers. thtVy like friezed work on gold or filver, part of which the fellow had fcraped away.

    A catalogue of engravers, who have been born, or resided in England;

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