Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Capering; frolicsome mirth.
- v. present participle of frisk.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or process of searching someone for concealed weapons.
- n. the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
“You referred to the expression frisking a cly as Cockney rhyming slang.”
“Dorking family, that second Lady Henrietta Pulleyn, whom we described as frisking about at Baden, and not in the least afraid of him.”
“The subtle pat-down before the actual snatch was called frisking the cly.”
“Kew, we know, married one of the Dorking family, that second Lady Henrietta Pulleyn, whom we described as frisking about at Baden, and not in the least afraid of him.”
“His face burning with embarrassment, Dundee went through the traditional gestures of police "frisking" -- running his hands rapidly down the girl's tall, sturdy body, slapping her pockets.”
“And they plastered the picture of Christine Whitman "frisking" a black kid .... in Camden (or Trenton) I guess they should have thrown in a few "Token" white males and Asian females to balance out that line up ... but those kids were probably home studying chemistry or getting some sleep for thier SAT's the next day ..”
“India's biggest automaker by sales, has increased security at its factories such as frisking of staff and use of metal detectors, said Debasis Ray, a company spokesman.”
“Melissa most certainly did not refer to a "frisking" by Iain, she was quoting a comment.”
“In concerns the recent 'frisking' of Lib Dem AM, Eleanor Burnham at Cardiff Airport, an indignity to which the attractive flamboyant brunette bitterly objected.”
“She gave Evan a tip once about a former police chief who drove around drunk at night, pulling over teenage girls and "frisking" them.”
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