Definitions

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  • adj. Placed on the frontiers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Placed on the frontiers.

Etymologies

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frontier +‎ -ed

Examples

  • Indians decline to give their reasons for fearing the black men, but the fact remains that even a very bad Indian will give the mildest-mannered Negro imaginable all the room he wants, and to spare, as any old regular army soldier who has frontiered will tell you.

    History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and Other Items of Interest

  • a number of jealously frontiered interstices in a large family -- all this forbade tame acceptance on her part of so ordinary and humble an origin as Francis Madigan's fatherhood connoted.

    The Madigans

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