Definition of Friezes

1. Noun. (plural of frieze) ¹



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Definition of Friezes

1. frieze [n] - See also: frieze

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Friezes

friendships
friendships with benefits
friendworthy
friendy
frienemies
frienemy
frier
friers
fries
frieze
friezed
friezeless
friezelike
friezer
friezers
friezes (current term)
friezing
frig around
frigate
frigate bird
frigatebird
frigatebirds
frigates
frigatoon
frigatoons
frigefaction
frigefactions
frigefactive

Literary usage of Friezes

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1. Sculpture: The Reliefs from the Theater by Mary C. Sturgeon (1977)
"The apparent infrequency of such friezes arises from their complete absence in ... There is now abundant room for sculptured friezes : at the front of the ..."

2. Treasures of Art in Great Britain: Being an Account of the Chief Collections by Gustav Friedrich Waagen (1854)
"... from others — Metopes and friezes — The laws of their style — Sculptures from the Temple of Theseus — From the Pronaos — From the Temple of the unwinged ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1909)
"friezes.—In Fig. 48 is shown a cast-iron frieze. The ornament is bold, and has considerable relief. but being entirely on the surface and not undercut, ..."

4. A History of Ancient Sculpture by Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (1883)
"Frieze. — Its Subjects. Passionateness in Treatment. — Contrast to Attic friezes. — Affinities in Style. — Sculpture in other Parts of Peloponnesos. ..."

5. The Antiquary (1901)
"... of the women inspired in certain savage tribes designs for friezes, etc., which may be seen round the houses of chiefs in Central Brazil. ..."

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