Transfrete
Transfrete Trans*frete", v. i. [L. transfretare; trans across, over + fretum a strait: cf. OF. transfreter.] To pass over a strait or narrow sea. [Written also {transfreight}.] [Obs.] --E. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • transfrete — verb To cross a channel or narrow sea. The marquesse then of Monferrato, a citye in Italy, beynge a gentleman of great prowesse and valiance, was appointed to transfrete the seas in a generall passage made by the Christians, wyth an huge armie… …   Wiktionary

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  • transfreight — Transfrete Trans*frete , v. i. [L. transfretare; trans across, over + fretum a strait: cf. OF. transfreter.] To pass over a strait or narrow sea. [Written also {transfreight}.] [Obs.] E. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transfreight — Trans*freight , v. i. To transfrete. [Obs.] Waterhouse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transfretation — Trans fre*ta tion, n. [L. transfretatio. See {Transfrete}.] The act of passing over a strait or narrow sea. [Obs.] Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transfretation — noun a passage over a strait of narrow sea See Also: fret, fretum, transfrete …   Wiktionary

  • fret — 1. verb /frɛt/ a) To gnaw, consume, eat away. Adam freet of that fruit, And forsook the love of our Lord. Piers Ploughman. b) To cut through with fretsaw, create …   Wiktionary

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