But your patriotism recalls dangerously the restaurant Magyar, the fiddler in the frogged coat.
It is just here where they have placed a guard of those rascals in frogged jackets.
She wore a long black coat, braided and frogged; it had the air of belonging to an older fashion, but the material of it was new.
Of the first grade the leading features are long locks and smiles; of the second frogged coats and frowns.
His green cloth hunting-coat with gold buttons was braided and frogged with gold.
These slow-paced men you see in brown mustaches and frogged coats are refugee Poles.
“The master mechanic was looking for you when he got frogged,” observed Griscom.
The frogged frock-coat will have prepared you for the den in which this convicted stock-broker carried on his present business.
His bright blue frockcoat was frogged and braided like his trousers.
The frogged and decorated uniforms, the fine dresses, the diamonds and their beautiful wearers, were a dazzling sight.
Old English frogga, a diminutive of frox, forsc, frosc "frog," from Proto-Germanic *fruska-z (cf. Old Norse froskr, Middle Dutch vorsc, German Frosch "frog"), probably literally "hopper," from PIE root *preu- "to hop" (cf. Sanskrit provate "hops," Russian prygat "to hop, jump").
The Latin word (rana) is imitative of croaking. Collateral Middle English forms frude, froud are from Old Norse frauðr "frog," and frosk "frog" survived in English dialects into the 19c.
I always eat fricasseed frogs regretfully; they remind one so much of miniature human thighs, and make one feel cannibalistic and horrid .... [H. Ellen Brown, "A Girl's Wanderings in Hungary," 1896]As a derogatory term for "Frenchman," 1778 (short for frog-eater), but before that (1650s) it meant "Dutch" (from frog-land "marshy land"). To have a frog in the throat "be hoarse" is from 1892, from the "croaking" sound.
fastening for clothing, 1719, originally a belt loop for carrying a weapon, of unknown origin; perhaps from Portuguese froco, from Latin floccus "flock of wool."
: frog wine/ a Frog chick (1778+)
[senses referring to the French fr their eating of frog legs]
(Heb. tsepharde'a, meaning a "marsh-leaper"). This reptile is mentioned in the Old Testament only in connection with one of the plagues which fell on the land of Egypt (Ex. 8:2-14; Ps. 78:45; 105:30). In the New Testament this word occurs only in Rev. 16:13, where it is referred to as a symbol of uncleanness. The only species of frog existing in Palestine is the green frog (Rana esculenta), the well-known edible frog of the Continent.