Fretter
Fretter \Fret"ter\, n. One who, or that which, frets. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fretter — Recorded as Fretter and sometimes Fritter, this is an English medieval occupational surname. It originates from the Olde French pre 10th century word frete, meaning interlaced or ornamental work, and hence was given as a metonymic or nickname to… …   Surnames reference

  • FRETTER — v. a. Mettre une frette. Fretter un moyeu. Fretter le manche d un outil. FRETTÉ, ÉE. participe …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • FRETTER — v. tr. T. d’Arts Garnir d’une frette. Fretter un moyeu. Fretter le manche d’un outil …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • fretter — (frè té) v. a. Garnir d une frette. Fretter une roue, un pieu.    Terme d artillerie. Fretter un canon, le garnir de frettes, de spires d acier. On frette les pièces de l ancienne artillerie que l on convertit en artillerie rayée, et que,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • fretter — noun Someone who frets …   Wiktionary

  • Fretter — Frẹt|ter, der; s, (südd., österr. ugs.): a) jmd., der sich nur mühsam durchbringt; b) geiziger Mensch …   Universal-Lexikon

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