frae


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frae

 (frā)
prep. Scots
From.

[Middle English fra, from Old Norse frā; see per in Indo-European roots.]

frae

(freɪ)
prep
a Scot word for from

frae

(freɪ)

prep. Scot.
from.
[1175–1225; Middle English fra, frae < Old Norse frā]
References in classic literature ?
We twa hae paidl't i' the burn, Frae mornin' sun til dine:* But seas between us braid hae roar'd, Sin auld lang syne.
November chill blaws loud wi' angry sugh;* The short'ning winter-day is near a close; The miry bests retreating frae the pleugh; The black'ning trains o' craws to their repose; The toil-worn Cotter Frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping the morn in ease and rest to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does hameward bend.
It's no canny to run frae London to the Black Sea wi' a wind ahint ye, as though the Deil himself were blawin' on yer sail for his ain purpose.
Some o' them, the Roumanians, came and asked me to heave overboard a big box which had been put on board by a queer lookin' old man just before we had started frae London.
Keep a secret if ye can frae the pawky ears o' yer domestics in the servants' hall
The Woman Frae the Cooncil's pen was fairly flying across the pages of her notebook.
A Balmy Breeze frae Alford: A Collection of Poems by A.
frae the Ground; And syne appear'd a stalwart Ghaist, Whase stern
Slitty frae aw they years squintin' in they Irish bogs.
The first verse goes: "Aw went to Blaydon Races, 'twas on the ninth of Joon, "Eiteen hundred an'' sixty-two, on a summer''s efternoon; "Aw tyuk the 'bus frae Balmbra''s, an'' she wis heavy laden, "Away we went alang Collingwood Street, that''s on the road to Blaydon.
I doubt it salt, ye've drawn your knowledge Either frae grammar school, or colledge.
Companies with names like Snog, YooMoo, Frae, and Yog have set up fro yo bars in Britain, mainly in London, and the recent arrival of US giant Pinkberry in Britain is a further boost to the market.