frim

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English frym, from Old English freme ‎(vigorous, flourishing), a secondary form of Old English fram ‎(strenuous, active, bold, strong), from Proto-Germanic *framaz, *framiz ‎(forward, protruding), from Proto-Indo-European *promo- ‎(front, forth). Cognate with German fromm ‎(strong, brave), Old English framian ‎(to avail, profit). More at frame.

Adjective[edit]

frim ‎(comparative more frim, superlative most frim)

  1. (dialectal, archaic or obsolete) Flourishing, thriving
  2. Vigorous
  3. Fresh
    "frim pastures" --Drayton
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Etymology 2[edit]

Dialectal variant of fremd.

Adjective[edit]

frim ‎(comparative frimmer or more frim, superlative frimmest or most frim)

  1. (Britain dialectal) Alternative form of fremd
    frim folk

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

frim ‎(comparative more frim, superlative most frim)

  1. (Judaism) Alternative form of frum

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