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- noun (Mining) The worn side of the bank of a river. See 4th
fret, n., 4.
- noun A vitreous compound, used by potters in glazing, consisting of lime, silica, borax, lead, and soda.
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- noun A
vitreous compound, used by pottersin glazing, consisting of lime, silica, borax, lead, and soda.
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Global Markets Overview: A sudden drop in the single currency reverses an early tentative advance for stocks as traders once again frett about the fragility of the eurozone economy
Weerd luukeeng, shynee feengee poazziz no frett, butz
'Ay,' says the waterman, 'and a great one too; why it blows a frett of wind.'
Amy was frett - ing because her lessons were not learned, and she couldn't find her rubbers.
We then brot. too again Under Our ballast main, it blowing a meer frett of wind att
Sir, she did this nothing else but to prooue, whether a little thing would you mooue, to be angrie and frett: what and if one sayd so, let such trifling matters goe, and with a kinde kisse come out of her debt.
You will, though you can frett mee, yet you can not
Dont frett poeple, worrying about this wont help, besides, we will die one day anyway regardless.
• In a previous letter to his son (Xovcmber 19), Wait Winthrop alludes to a visit he had had from Governor Saltonstall, and adds: * 'He thinks those sorry fellows frett and abuse jou. ...
Hit Office hept at his Houje in l! ev, bury-frett,