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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 7
1. Affray; broil; contest; combat.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To rub.
2. To wear out or into shreads, or to suffer injury by rubbing, as when the threads of the warp or of the woof wear off so that the cross threads are loose; to ravel; as, the cloth frays badly.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
3. To rub; to wear off, or wear into shreds, by rubbing; to fret, as cloth; as, a deer is said to fray her head.
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