a rug or upholstery fabric having the pile in uncut loops or in a combination of cut and uncut loops.
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How to use frisé in a sentence
Later that night, he loaded Tavar's corpse into a car along with her two prized bichon frise pups, Ku Bear and Huey.
The more you insist, the more she erects bastions of ignorance, the more she isolates herself by chevaux-de-frise.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete | Honore de Balzac
To the left and below was the river, roaring, hissing, and foaming through its chevaux-de-frise of rocks.Overland | John William De Forest
Cheveaux-de-frise of pointed sticks protected the fort from a scaling party.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
On the right is a recessed window, through which the top of an old grey wall with chevaux-de-frise and foliage above can be seen.The Brass Bottle | F. Anstey
Black decaying trunks of trees stood up at various angles, often bristling with dead branches like chevaux-de-frise.Joan of the Sword Hand | S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for frisé
a fabric with a long normally uncut nap used for upholstery and rugs
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