fraise


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fraise \Fraise\, v. t. (Mil.)
   To protect, as a line of troops, against an onset of cavalry,
   by opposing bayonets raised obliquely forward. --Wilhelm.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fraise \Fraise\, n. [See Froise.]
   A large and thick pancake, with slices of bacon in it. [Obs.]
   --Johnson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fraise \Fraise\, n. [F. fraise, orig., a ruff, cf. F. frise
   frieze, E. frieze a coarse stuff.]
   1. (Fort.) A defense consisting of pointed stakes driven into
      the ramparts in a horizontal or inclined position.
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   2. (Mech.) A fluted reamer for enlarging holes in stone; a
      small milling cutter.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Froise \Froise\, n. [OE. froise cf. F. froisser to bruise, E.
   frush to bruise,]
   A kind of pancake. See 1st Fraise. [Written also fraise.]
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