Definition of Frettings

1. Noun. (plural of fretting) ¹



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Definition of Frettings

1. fretting [n] - See also: fretting

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frettings

fretless
fretman
fretmen
frets
fretsaw
fretsaws
fretsome
frett
fretted
fretten
fretter
fretters
frettier
frettiest
fretting
frettings
fretts
fretty
fretum
fretwork
fretworked
fretworks
freudenbergite
freudian
freudian psychoanalysis
freudian theory
freund's adjuvant
frevo
frex
freya

Literary usage of Frettings

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1. Eliza Cook's journal by Eliza Cook (1850)
"I will try and do all that's right to please you." And then he kissed the pouting lips into good humour. But these little frettings returned again and r.ii. ..."

2. The Young Man: Hints Addressed to the Young Men of the United States by John Todd (1845)
"... the setting at naught the counsels of those who are older, the longings for time to go away, and the thousand frettings over its own ..."

3. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"The Priory at Christchurch was a noble pile, but it was cold and bare, methinks, by one of these, with their frettings, and their carvings, ..."

4. Principles of Economics by Alfred Marshall (1895)
"... jealousies and frettings at reproof are apt to act like sand, that has got mixed with the oil in the bearings of a great and complex machinery. ..."

5. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"... and supplications of the Uitlanders into seditious talk, and their frettings into threatenings — the final outcome to be revolt and armed rebellion. ..."

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