Frowy
Frowy \Frow"y\, a. [Cf. {Frowzy}, {Frouzy}.] Musty; rancid; as, frowy butter. ``Frowy feed.'' --Spenser [1913 Webster]

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  • frowy — ˈfrau̇ē adjective Etymology: frough, frow + y chiefly New England : stale, rancid * * * frowy see froughy a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frouzy — Frou zy, a. [Prov. E. frouzy froward, peevish, offensive to the eye or smell; cf. froust a musty smell, frouse to rumple, frouze to curl, and E. frounce, frowy.] Fetid, musty; rank; disordered and offensive to the smell or sight; slovenly; dingy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • frowsty — Synonyms and related words: bad, bad smelling, blasted, blighted, blown, despoiled, fecal, fetid, flyblown, foul, frowsy, frowy, frowzy, fulsome, funky, fusty, gamy, graveolent, high, ill smelling, maggoty, malodorous, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic …   Moby Thesaurus

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