fretter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English fretere (that which frets, devours, or corrodes), equivalent to fret +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

fretter (plural fretters)

  1. One who or that which frets.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From frette.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fʁɛ.te/, /fʁe.te/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

fretter

  1. to reinforce with ferrules

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