Definitions

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  • n. brother; a title of a monk or friar

Etymologies

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Italian, for frate. See friar.

Examples

  • He made a gradely noise, he did -- bit never a word fra Teddy -- not as yo cud hear, I'll uphowd yo!

    Helbeck of Bannisdale — Volume II

  • A word fra 'him would ha' mended it a '; and Charley had bid him speak the word, and give me his faithful love, and Philip saw my heart ache day after day, and niver let on as him I was mourning for was alive, and had sent me word as he'd keep true to me, as I were to do to him.'

    Sylvia's Lovers — Volume 3

  • Dannel Robson 'd niver have a call fra' thee if he hadn't a pretty daughter. '

    Sylvia's Lovers — Volume 2

  • "Islam is a total way of life" er et mantra man hører igen og igen fra ideologiens udøvere og fra dens kritikere, men vist aldrig fra akademisk hold, hvor ikke-essens til gengæld er mantraet.

    _Politik

  • I tell 'ee both, that I'm glod the auld man has been caught out at last -- dom'd glod -- but ye'll sooffer eneaf wi'out any crowin' fra 'me, and I be not the mun to crow, nor be Tilly the lass, so I tell' ee flat.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • 'As we gang awa' fra 'Lunnun tomorrow neeght, and as I dinnot know that

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • "She sighed deeply, for I saw that her heart craved after some word fra 'him, but she said nae mair, but pale an' sorrowfu ', the very ghaist o' her former sel ', went back into the house.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • At home, Mr. Rose suggests serving the soup with smoky cr è me fra î che garnish or plain, as he does just as often.

    Butternut Squash Soup

  • For this recipe, his third, he's created a rich butternut squash soup that's enhanced by a simple and unexpected dollop of warm, bacon-flecked cr è me fra î che.

    Butternut Squash Soup

  • Stir in the cr è me fra î che and cook for 2-3 minutes longer, or until heated through.

    Butternut Squash Soup

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