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- adj. Covered with a lattice-like pattern of diagonally interlaced bendlets and bendlets sinister.
- adj. Peevish, inclined to fret, agitated, worrying.
- adj. Inflamed, like a sore.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Adorned with fretwork.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Adorned with fretwork.
- In heraldry, covered with a grating composed of narrow pieces, as bendlets, fillets, etc., crossing one another and interlacing. Also fretté.
Then again, I'm fretty biased towards Frazetta, so I can really get into an artist that digs him too.
But I've said so much to him, sometimes he'd get fretty, and he'd just cut them off just because I
A baby with indigestion is a colicky, fretty, sick baby.
When the baby is not thriving and gaining steadily in weight, or is fretty and cries a good deal, and does not rest and sleep peacefully, something, of course, is wrong.
Ecclesiastical vestments were often trimmed with heavy gold fringe, knotted "fretty wise," and the embroideries were further enriched with jewels and small plaques of enamel.
Therefore, when next June comes along and you yearn for the early filberts, do not be fretty.
A swan erm. swimming, charged on the breast with an estoile sa. wings expanded or, fretty, raguly az.
'Gets on as best she can with Oliver,' said Gillman, 'though that fretty at times 'tis as well for him she's polled.
They are sallow, fretty, plain little things, but I'm conscientiously liking them as hard as ever I can.
Even as he spoke, a toddling youngster from an overcrowded seat at the front end of the car came adventuring along the aisle after the swaying, clutching manner of tired, fretty children on trains.