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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of frazzle.


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  • "frazzles" of straw on the forehead which tell where a brim once was; for the Ridger cuts the front out with the same scissors or knife with which he shaves, and with no more accuracy of outline.

    The Arena Volume 4, No. 19, June, 1891

  • A fellow trains as fine as silk -- till he's all silk, his skin, everything, and he's fit to live for a hundred years; an 'then he climbs through the ropes for a hard twenty rounds with some tough customer that's just as good as he is, and in those twenty rounds he frazzles out all his silk an' blows in a year of his life.


  • Of course, fightin 'hurts a young fellow because it frazzles the silk outa him an' all that.


  • Last week I saw Chris Addison at the Bloomsbury, and having only seen a ten minute set from him before and Lab Rats, which still frazzles my brain by being awful and entertaining and charming and groan-inducing all at the same time I was really interested to see how a full show would work.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Once the cap has completely worn down, the chromosome frazzles and clumps, and then the cell dies.


  • There's nothing that frazzles them, they're wonderful with children, they're wonderful with other dogs.

    CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2009

  • Nothing frazzles me faster than children who have obviously not been taught simple manners -- don't run indoors, don't go into rooms withour permissions (i.e. bedrooms, rooms with closed doors, etc.), don't take things down or out without permission, etc.

    The Formal Home

  • I've started in on coffee again, probably not a good idea, it frazzles my nerves much too much I think, but it's what I have unfortunately

    oatcake Diary Entry

  • And the whole thing both fascinates me and frazzles my brain.

    ofer waþema gebind & a meme

  • The red head nodded till its flying frazzles quivered like tongues of flame.

    Judith of the Cumberlands


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