Definition of Fretsome
1. fretful [adj] - See also: fretful
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fretsome
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Literary usage of Fretsome
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1844)
"A choleric old Indian, with a big liver and a "fretsome" nose—a being who entertained as cogent a terror of eating anything touched by another, ..."
2. Tales of Woman's Trials by S. C. Hall, Mrs S C Hall (1835)
"He spak less ; and, though his face grew very wan, and he was sad and whiles grat, it was na sae fretsome as his angry look and speech. ..."