Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of fret.

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Examples

  • At both the southerly and easterly parts of the Strait there are island, among which the sea hath his indraught into the Straits, even as it hath in the main entrance of the frete.

    Sir Francis Drake’s Famous Voyage Round the World

  • _Le grand frete_ [froid -- cold] of winter had come.

    The Call of the North

  • En cuanto a la competencia dentro del ámbito comercial siempre esta presente pero con los años los socios aprendieron a hacerle frete con productos a bajos precios y de buena calidad o diversificando su mercadería para tener un stock mas variado generando así mas y mejores ingresos para el sustento de sus hogares.

    Kiva Loans

  • When I gaue my selfe to the studie of Geographie, after I had perused and diligently scanned the descriptions of Europe, Asia, and Afrike, and conferred them with the Mappes and Globes both Antique and Moderne: I came in fine to the fourth part of the world, commonly called America, which by all descriptions I found to bee an Iland enuironed round about with Sea, hauing on the Southside of it the frete or straight of Magellan, on the

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of The English Nation, Vol. XII., America, Part I.

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