Definitions

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  • adj. Marked.
  • v. Alternative past participle of fret

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Rubbed; marked.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Marked: as, pock -fretten (marked with the smallpox).
  • In heraldry, same as fretted.

Etymologies

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From Middle English freten, from Old English freten, ġefreten ("eaten"), past participle of Old English fretan ("to devour, eat up, consume, break, eat into"). More at fret.

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