friezing

[ free-zing ]
/ ˈfri zɪŋ /
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noun

carved or painted work formerly decorating the upper parts of the hulls of vessels, especially in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Nearby words

  1. fries,
  2. friese-greene,
  3. friesian,
  4. friesland,
  5. frieze,
  6. frig,
  7. frigate,
  8. frigate bird,
  9. frigate mackerel,
  10. frigate-bird

Origin of friezing

First recorded in 1760–70; frieze1 + -ing1

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