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fraise

 (frāz)
n.
1. A defensive barrier of pointed inclined stakes or barbed wire.
2. A ruff for the neck worn in the 1500s.

[French, from Old French, mesentery (from its pleated shape), from (feves) frasees, shelled (beans), from the resemblance between the mesentery and the peel surrounding individual broad beans, from Latin (faba) frēsa, ground (bean), feminine past participle of frendere, to crush; see frenum.]

fraise

(freɪz)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a neck ruff worn during the 16th century
2. (Fortifications) a sloping or horizontal rampart of pointed stakes
3. (Tools)
a. a tool for enlarging a drill hole
b. a tool for cutting teeth on watch wheels
[C18: from French: mesentery of a calf, from Old French fraiser to remove a shell, from Latin frendere to crush]

fraise

(freɪz)

n.
a defense of pointed stakes projecting from the ramparts in a horizontal or an inclined position.
[1765–75; < French, derivative of fraiser to frizzle, curl < Occitan frezar « Germanic; compare Old English frīs curled]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fraise - a ruff for the neck worn in the 16th centuryfraise - a ruff for the neck worn in the 16th century
neck ruff, ruff, ruffle, choker - a high tight collar
2.fraise - sloping or horizontal rampart of pointed stakes
bulwark, rampart, wall - an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
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