fraise
Pronunciation Verb

fraise (fraises, present participle fraising; past and past participle fraised)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To put in danger, in terror, or at risk.
Related terms Noun

fraise (plural fraises)

  1. A type of palisade placed for defence around a berm; a defence consisting of pointed stakes driven into the ramparts in a horizontal or inclined position.
  2. (historical) A ruff worn (especially by women) in the 16th century.
  3. (historical) An embroidered scarf with its ends crossed over the chest and pinned, worn (especially by women) in the 19th century.
  4. A fluted reamer for enlarging holes in stone; a small milling cutter.
  5. A tool for cutting the teeth of a timepiece's wheel to correct inaccuracies.
Verb

fraise (fraises, present participle fraising; past and past participle fraised)

  1. (military) To protect, as a line of troops, against an onset of cavalry, by opposing bayonets raised obliquely forward.
Noun

fraise (plural fraises)

  1. A large thick pancake with slices of bacon in it.
Noun

fraise (plural fraises)

  1. (heraldry) A stylized strawberry with leaves.
    • 1846, William Newton (Patent Agent), A Display of Heraldry, page 352:
      The surname of Bernard is derived from the ancestor carrying, for his device, Argent, a bear rampant sable muzzled or; the name of Frazer from the bearing of fraises or strawberry leaves; and many other instances might be adduced ...
Noun

fraise

  1. (UK, dialect, dated) Commotion.



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