frounce


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frounce

(fraʊns)
n
a wrinkle or crease; a pleat; a frown
vb
to wrinkle or crease; to pleatto frown

frounce

- To wrinkle or fold.
See also related terms for wrinkle.
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O blissful lady, it was nedeful to 3ou to be so, for I holde of Goddis Sone pat if he hadde founde in 3ou as myche in vayn as [thorn]e mountaunce of a frounce of a kerchef but of necessite he hadde neuer made of 3ou his modir.
The disease occurs in numerous types of birds, including pigeons, where it is called canker and birds of prey, where it is known as frounce.
Frounce and frill reached a peak in the 80s with many brides copying the meringuelike voluptuousness characterised by Princess Diana's wedding frock (left).