fret

  • 1 fret — fret …

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  • 2 fret — [ frɛ(t) ] n. m. • XIIIe; néerl. vrecht 1 ♦ Prix du transport des marchandises par mer, et par ext. par air ou par route. ♢ Prix de location d un navire. ⇒ nolis. 2 ♦ Loc. À FRET : en louant le bâtiment servant au transport des marchandises.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Fret — (fr[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fretted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fretting}.] [OE. freten to eat, consume; AS. fretan, for foretan; pref. for + etan to eat; akin to D. vreten, OHG. frezzan, G. fressen, Sw. fr[ a]ta, Goth. fra itan. See {For}, and {Eat} …

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  • 4 Fret — Fret, n. 1. Ornamental work in relief, as carving or embossing. See {Fretwork}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) An ornament consisting of small fillets or slats intersecting each other or bent at right angles, as in classical designs, or at oblique… …

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  • 5 fret — fret1 [fret] vt. fretted, fretting [ME freten < OE fretan, to devour, akin to Ger fressen, Goth fra itan < Gmc prefix * fra (OE for : see FOR ) + * itan, to eat (OE etan: see EAT)] 1. to eat away; gnaw 2. to wear away by gnawing, rubbing,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Fret — Fret, n. 1. The agitation of the surface of a fluid by fermentation or other cause; a rippling on the surface of water. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. Agitation of mind marked by complaint and impatience; disturbance of temper; irritation; as, he… …

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  • 7 fret — Ⅰ. fret [1] ► VERB (fretted, fretting) 1) be constantly or visibly anxious. 2) gradually wear away by rubbing or gnawing. ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a state of anxiety. ORIGIN Old …

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  • 8 Fret — Fret, v. t. [OE. fretten to adorn, AS. fr[ae]twan, fr[ae]twian; akin to OS. fratah[=o]n, cf. Goth. us fratwjan to make wise, also AS. fr[ae]twe ornaments, OS. fratah[=i] adornment.] To ornament with raised work; to variegate; to diversify. [1913… …

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  • 9 Fret — Fret, n. [F. frette a saltire, also a hoop, ferrule, prob. a dim. of L. ferrum iron. For sense 2, cf. also E. fret to rub.] 1. (Her.) A saltire interlaced with a mascle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mus.) A short piece of wire, or other material fixed… …

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  • 10 Fret — kann mehrere Bedeutungen haben. der Geschäftsbereich des Güterbahnverkehrs der französischen Staatsbahn SNCF Bund, ein Element von Saiteninstrumenten, wird auch fret genannt. dazu: Frets on Fire fretless Förster Resonanzenergietransfer oder auch… …

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  • 11 fret — [v1] worry, be annoyed affront, agonize, anguish, bleed, bother, brood, carp, carry a heavy load*, chafe, chagrin, distress oneself, eat one’s heart out*, fume, fuss, get into a dither*, grieve, lose sleep over*, mope*, pother*, stew, sweat it… …

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  • 12 fret — Fret, m. Signifie la conduction d un vaisseau de mer, ou plustost le pris pour lequel il est loué pour transporter d un port à autre, soit marchandises, soit passagiers, Naulum. Selon ce on dit, accorder du fret, payer pour le fret, De naulo… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 13 fret — FRET. substantif masculin. Loüage d un vaisseau, pour aller sur mer. Le fret d un navire. payer le fret …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 14 Fret — (fr[e^]t), n. [Obs.] See 1st {Frith}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Fret — Fret, v. i. 1. To be worn away; to chafe; to fray; as, a wristband frets on the edges. [1913 Webster] 2. To eat in; to make way by corrosion. [1913 Webster] Many wheals arose, and fretted one into another with great excoriation. Wiseman. [1913… …

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  • 16 Fret — Fret, v. t. To furnish with frets, as an instrument of music. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Fret —   [englisch, fret], Bund bei Saiteninstrumenten …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 Fret — der; s <aus gleichbed. fr. fret, dies über mniederl. vraecht aus dem Germ.> Schiffsfracht …

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  • 19 Fret — Surtout porté dans l Eure et Loir, c est peut être une variante de Auffret (voir ce nom) par déglutination. A noter cependant l existence de hameaux appelés le Fret, notamment en Bretagne …

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  • 20 Fret — (fr., spr. Fräh), Fracht; dah. Fréteur, ein Schiffsherr, der sein Schiff von Andern befrachten läßt …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon