They rushed forward through chevaux de fris and ditch and threw themselves on their faces against the sandy front of the ramparts.
Where they came from it was difficult to say; but every one of them hit fris and made him cower.
fris had so often talked of resigning his post, but now he did not even think of that.
But at the fifth verse fris stopped; he could not go on any longer.
fris himself probably did not feel the change, for he had ceased to feel both for himself and for others.
fris sat for a little while and looked irresolutely at Pelle.
It still sometimes happened that fris woke up and interfered in the instruction.
fris stopped him and helped him to lay the dead body in the schoolroom.
fris had gone inland, probably to the church, so it would be a playtime of some hours.
fris walked up and down the middle passage like a pardoned offender.
"of or pertaining to the people of Frisia," or "belonging to the tribe of the Frisii," 1590s, from Latin Frisii, from a Germanic tribal name (cf. Old Frisian Frise, Middle Dutch Vriese, Old High German Friaso, Old English Frisa), perhaps originally meaning "curly-headed" (cf. Old Frisian frisle "curly hair").