Definition of Fretsome

1. fretful [adj] - See also: fretful



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fretsome

fret
fret saw
fretboard
fretboards
fretful
fretfull
fretfully
fretfulness
fretfulnesses
fretless
fretman
fretmen
frets
fretsaw
fretsaws
fretsome (current term)
frett
fretted
fretten
fretter
fretters
frettier
frettiest
fretting
frettings
fretts
fretty
fretum
fretwork
fretworked

Literary usage of Fretsome

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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. ..."

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