frape

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/ (freɪp) /

adjective

Southwest English dialect tightly bound

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Word Origin for frape

see frap
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Example sentences from the Web for frape

  • On the frape at the alley's end his ferryboat lay moored as he had left it.

    Shining Ferry|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • They found the gig moored there on a frape, dragged her to shore, and tumbled in.

    News from the Duchy|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch