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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A section or part; a frustum.

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  • "'...the day we had lunch champêtre deep in that wonderful grove of beeches stretching on and on and on, by that half-ruined Doric folly with its frusts and columns.'"

    - W.M. Spackman, An Armful of Warm Girl

    January 2, 2012

  • Yup. Sniglets.

    February 16, 2009

  • Definition appears on this page, perhaps dating back to 1997.

    February 14, 2009

  • Yaybob, that was originally a sniglet definition. I remember it from many years ago because it seemed so apt. In fact, I've incorporated it into my everyday vocabulary.

    Well, not every day. I don't sweep that often. :-)

    December 16, 2008

  • An ice-cream cone that has a big bite taken out of it by someone with an unkempt beard simultaneously engaged in backing across the room with a dustpan and self-flagellation to the head.

    December 16, 2008

  • A compact whip, used for beating oneself over the head in moments of great frustration.

    December 16, 2008

  • I second both definitions. In fact I clicked on this page coming here to post something much like those.

    December 16, 2008

  • According to the Urban Dictionary, frust is, "the small line of debris that refuses to be swept onto the dust pan and keeps backing a person across the room until he finally decides to give up and sweep it under the rug."

    Essentially what Yarb said.

    December 16, 2008

  • Matter accumulated in an unkempt beard.

    December 16, 2008

  • WORDIE CHALLENGE: define this word!

    December 16, 2008