frilled
frill frill (fr[i^]l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {frilled} (fr[i^]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {frilling}.] [OF. friller, fr. L. frigidulus somewhat cold, dim. of frigidus cold; akin to F. frileux chilly.] 1. To shake or shiver as with cold; as, the hawk frills. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. (Photog.) To wrinkle; -- said of the gelatin film. [1913 Webster]


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  • frilled — (fr[i^]ld), a. Furnished with a frill or frills. [1913 Webster] {Frilled lizard} (Zo[ o]l.), a large Australian lizard ({Chlamydosaurus Kingii}) about three feet long, which has a large, erectile frill on each side of the neck. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frilled — [ frıld ] adjective decorated with a frill …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • frilled — [[t]frɪ̱ld[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A frilled item of clothing is decorated with a frill or frills. ...a frilled shirt and floppy cravat …   English dictionary

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  • frilled — adj. decorated with frills, fringed, ruffled frɪl n. ruffle, lace edging, decorative trim; something which resembles a frill (i.e. a ruff of hair or tuft of feathers); luxury, something decorative or enjoyable but not necessary v. decorate with… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frilled — adjective having decorative ruffles or frills • Syn: ↑frilly, ↑ruffled • Similar to: ↑adorned, ↑decorated • Derivationally related forms: ↑frill (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Frilled lizard — frilled frilled (fr[i^]ld), a. Furnished with a frill or frills. [1913 Webster] {Frilled lizard} (Zo[ o]l.), a large Australian lizard ({Chlamydosaurus Kingii}) about three feet long, which has a large, erectile frill on each side of the neck.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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