But when these men go away they're going to know that the bombs and the bayonet are the frill.
Above these drawings there is a frill which falls back on the arm.
The frill o' my sark-breast wadna lie in the position in which I wanted it!
We have a picture of him at the age of five, in a nankeen frock and a frill.
It was frill of liquid, but not the pure fluid we wished for—it was wine.
The frill of his shirt front and the ruffles at his wrists were of the finest lace.
Very lonely felt Katrine, sitting by herself that evening, working a strip of muslin for a frill.
If it is very cold I get behind the frill of the curtain, so no one can see me.
On the inside Peterkin stood looking cross-eyed in a vain endeavor to see the frill that adorned his neck.
Whom the gods wish to make ridiculous, they furnish with a frill!
"wavy ornamental edging," 1801 (with a doubtful attestation from 1590s), of uncertain origin despite much speculation [see OED]; figurative sense of "useless ornament" first recorded 1893. The verb meaning "to furnish with a frill" is recorded in 1570s. Related: Frilled.
A woman, esp a young woman; frail (1920s+)