fren

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English frenne, contracted from forrene foreign. See foreign (adjective).

Noun[edit]

fren (plural frens)

  1. (obsolete) A stranger.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Scots[edit]

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Verb[edit]

tae fren (third-person singular simple present frens, present participle frennin, simple past frennit, past participle frennit)

  1. (poetic) To rage; to be in a state of rage.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French frein.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [fɾen]
  • Hyphenation: fren

Noun[edit]

fren (definite accusative freni, plural frenler)

  1. (automotive) brake

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References[edit]

  • fren in Güncel Türkçe Sözlük [Contemporary Turkish Dictionary], Türk Dil Kurumu