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  • n. Plural form of frisker.


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  • The electronic "friskers" turned up insignificant contamination, and the meter on a chain around my neck showed I'd been exposed to only 1.4 millirems of radiation, less than a sixth of a basic X-ray.

    At The Core Of Nuclear Fear

  • Mary Tudor to Louis XII., and later the subtle bond of humanism and high spirits which existed between Francis I. and his "very dear and well-beloved good brother, cousin and gossip, perpetual ally and perfect friend," Henry the Eighth, led a good many of Henry's courtiers to attend the French court at one time or another -- particularly the most dashing favourites, and leaders of fashion, the "friskers," as Andrew

    English Travellers of the Renaissance

  • Homeland Security has 180,000 immigration officers, Customs agents, airport friskers, Coast Guard personnel and others.


  • I have no idea what this means, does it mean that they have a special area where all the friskers are topless showgirls, "We have nothing to hide, do you?"

    Boing Boing: December 29, 2002 - January 4, 2003 Archives

  • Armor " mark eighty fours " six by six extra heavies " a ninety sixty for an ambulance " full escort, upstairs and down " way-friskers " 'copters " cruisers and big stuff " in short, the works.

    First Lensman

  • Anyone could see he wa'n't one of your strong arms or till friskers.


  • "Grave old plodders, gay young friskers, Fathers, mothers, uncles, cousins," all bent upon the pursuit of this pleasure-yielding hobby.

    Stamp Collecting as a Pastime

  • If a passenger is hiding a weapon or a packet of plastic explosives or in fact, anything under his or her clothes, the new software denotes it as a small red box indicating where the friskers should concentrate their search.

    NPR Topics: News


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