frit

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

French fritte, from frit (fried).

Noun[edit]

frit (plural frits)

  1. A fused mixture of materials used to make glass
  2. (archaeology) Similar methods used in the manufacture of ceramic beads and small ornaments. (eastern Mediterranean; bronze and iron age)

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Verb[edit]

frit (third-person singular simple present frits, present participle fritting, simple past and past participle fritted)

  1. To add frit to a glass or ceramic mixture
  2. To prepare by heat (the materials for making glass); to fuse partially.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ure to this entry?)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Dialectal form of past participle of to fright.

Adjective[edit]

frit (comparative more frit, superlative most frit)

  1. (Britain, regional) Frightened.
    • 1983 Margaret Thatcher, Prime minister's questions, 19 April:
      The right hon. Gentleman is afraid of an election, is he? Afraid? Frightened? Frit? Could not take it? Cannot stand it? If I were going to cut and run, I should have gone after the Falklands.
    • 2016, Alan Moore, Jerusalem, Liveright 2016, p. 272:
      “We shoulder life. We know its ins and outs. We've felt the draught at either end of it. What you're most frit of, that's our bread and jam, and none of us ain't got no time to spare on ignorant, bad-mannered little boys.”

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

frit

  1. neuter singular of fri

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin frīctus.

Verb[edit]

frit m (feminine singular frite, masculine plural frits, feminine plural frites)

  1. past participle of frire

Adjective[edit]

frit (feminine singular frite, masculine plural frits, feminine plural frites)

  1. fried

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin;[1] proposed derivations include:

Proper noun[edit]

frit n (indeclinable)

  1. awn

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1938), “frit”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 1, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 550

Norman[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French fruit, from Latin fructus.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

frit m (plural frits)

  1. (Jersey, France) fruit

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Old Irish[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

frit

  1. second-person singular of fri