Definition of Fraise

1. Noun. A ruff for the neck worn in the 16th century.

Generic synonyms: Choker, Neck Ruff, Ruff, Ruffle



2. Noun. Sloping or horizontal rampart of pointed stakes.
Generic synonyms: Bulwark, Rampart, Wall

Definition of Fraise

1. n. A large and thick pancake, with slices of bacon in it.

2. n. A defense consisting of pointed stakes driven into the ramparts in a horizontal or inclined position.

3. v. t. To protect, as a line of troops, against an onset of cavalry, by opposing bayonets raised obliquely forward.

Definition of Fraise

1. Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To terrify; endanger. ¹

2. Verb. (military) To protect, as a line of troops, against an onset of cavalry, by opposing bayonets raised obliquely forward. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fraise

1. a barrier of pointed stakes [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fraise

1. 1. A defense consisting of pointed stakes driven into the ramparts in a horizontal or inclined position. 2. A fluted reamer for enlarging holes in stone; a small milling cutter. Origin: F. Fraise, orig, a ruff, cf. F. Frise frieze, E. Frieze a coarse stuff. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fraise

frailly
frailness
frailnesses
frails
frailtee
frailtees
frailties
frailty
fraim
fraims
frain
frained
fraining
frains
fraipontite
fraise (current term)
fraised
fraises
fraising
fraist
frak
fraked
frakel
fraktur
frakturs
framable
frambaesia
frambesia
frambesia tropica
frambesias

Literary usage of Fraise

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"... have been her ruff round the neck, the French name for which is “fraise” or” fraize”? Kz.or. Punch Ladles (2'” S. iv. 270.)—May not the insertion of ..."

2. Aide-mémoire to the Military Sciences: Framed from Contributions of Officers by Great Britain Army. Royal Engineers (1860)
"... and can only be fixed in permanent fortification advantageously, as explained in the diagram. It has been found by experience,* that the fraise, ..."

3. A Military Dictionary: Or, Explaination of the Several Systems of Discipline by William Duane (1810)
"... drill In a military sense to fraise or fraiseR, Fr. To plait, knead or fence ; as fruiter un ... FRAMES, Fr. See fRAisE an adopted Tin ..."

4. Illustrated Technical Dictionary in Six Languages, English, German, French by Kurt Deinhardt, Alfred Schlomann (1906)
"... cutter for gear wheels, gear cutter fraise (f) pour engrenages ... cutter fraise (f) profilée, fraise (f) de forme цилиндрическая ..."

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