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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.
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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 frisé

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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