frisé

[ fri-zey ]
/ frɪˈzeɪ /
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noun

a rug or upholstery fabric having the pile in uncut loops or in a combination of cut and uncut loops.

Nearby words

  1. frisk,
  2. frisket,
  3. frisky,
  4. frisson,
  5. frist,
  6. frisée,
  7. frit,
  8. frit fly,
  9. frites,
  10. frith

Origin of frisé

1880–85; < French: noun use of past participle of friser to curl, probably derivative of fris-, stem of frire to fry1, some foods taking on a curllike form when fried

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British Dictionary definitions for frise

frisé

/ (ˈfriːzeɪ) /

noun

a fabric with a long normally uncut nap used for upholstery and rugs

Word Origin for frisé

from French, literally: curled

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