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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of frizzle.


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  • "She 'll think you cared more about your frizzles than your friends, and she' ll be about right, too."

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • Fan arrange the little frizzles on her forehead, and settle the various streamers and festoons belonging to her dress.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • She found Fanny enduring torment under the hands of the hair-dresser, who was doing his best to spoil her hair, and distort her head with a mass of curls, braids, frizzles, and puffs; for though I discreetly refrain from any particular description, still, judging from the present fashions, I think one may venture to predict that six years hence they would be something frightful.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • She would lower her head and look out from under her head frizzles in a non-committal fashion, but with a suggestion of something that made her piquant, bewitching face irresistible.

    The Gentle Art of Cooking Wives

  • "Rosine," replied the stranger, modestly, for she was only about eighteen, and, in spite of the blond frizzles over her eyes, she was not yet bold, poor child!

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • It is only that I don't like tight frizzles and a hymn-book in combination.

    On the Firing Line

  • Aunt Jane Roberts was tall and thin, with a cast-iron sort of countenance, surmounted by a row of little, tight, gray frizzles of such remarkable durability that, though evidently the result of art rather than nature, neither wind nor storm, appeared to have any effect upon them.

    Half a Dozen Girls

  • Headquarters, with a thirst on you that frizzles your throat.

    The Tree of Heaven

  • Time has seen fit to deprive her of her hair and teeth, but her large nose he has kindly suffered her to keep, but she has got the best white ivory teeth money will buy, and two long curls fastened behind each ear, besides frizzles on the top of her head; and if she wasn't naturally bald, and if the curls was the color of her hair, they would look well.

    Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor

  • Aunt Viney was saying her prayers when I went to tell her, and Aunt Mandy was taking down her frizzles, but she stopped and gave Tobe some corn-bread for the chickens and some pot-licker with meat in it for Sniffie.

    Rose of Old Harpeth


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