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fret   
      

It Has 4 letters ( f r e t )         1 vowels ( e )         3 consonants ( f r t )         Word on the contrary terf

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* reft

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /frɛt/ * Rhymes: -ɛt

  • IPA(key): /frɛt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _freten_, from Old English _fretan_ (“to eat up, devour”), from Proto-Germanic _*fraetaną_ (“to devour”), corresponding to _for-_ +‎ _eat_. Cognate with Dutch _vreten_, _fretten_ (“to devour, hog, wolf”), Low German _freten_ (“to eat up”), German _fressen_ (“to devour, gobble up, guzzle”), Danish _fråse_ (“to gorge”), Swedish _fräta_ (“to eat away, corrode, fret”), Gothic

From Middle English freten, from Old English fretan (to eat up, devour), from Proto-Germanic *fraetaną (to devour), corresponding to for- +‎ eat. Cognate with Dutch vreten, fretten (to devour, hog, wolf), Low German freten (to eat up), German fressen (to devour, gobble up, guzzle), Danish fråse (to gorge), Swedish fräta (to eat away, corrode, fret), Gothic

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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From Middle English < Old French, from the verb _freter_. NOUN FRET (_plural_ FRETS) * (music) One of the pieces of metal/wood/plastic across the neck of a guitar or other musical instrument that marks note positions for fingering. * An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief). * Evelyn His lady's cabinet is adorned on the FRET, ceiling, and chimney-piece with […] carving. * (heraldry) A saltire interlaced with a mascle. DERIVED TERMS * fretboard TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English < Old French, from the verb freter.

Noun

fret (plural frets)

  1. (music) One of the pieces of metal/wood/plastic across the neck of a guitar or other musical instrument that marks note positions for fingering.
  2. An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief).
  3. (heraldry) A saltire interlaced with a mascle.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

From Latin _fretum_ (“strait, channel”) NOUN FRET (_plural_ FRETS) * A strait; channel. RELATED TERMS * fretum * transfrete

From Latin fretum (strait, channel)

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fret (plural frets)

  1. A strait; channel.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 4
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Unknown NOUN FRET (_plural_ FRETS) * (dialectal, North East England) A fog or mist at sea or coming inland from the sea.

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fret (plural frets)

  1. (dialectal, North East England) A fog or mist at sea or coming inland from the sea.

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryDUTCH - PRONUNCIATION
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Dutch - Pronunciation

* Rhymes: -ɛt

  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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Dutch - Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch _furet_, _fret_, from Old French _furet_, from Vulgar Latin _*fūrittus_, diminutive of Latin _fūr_ (“thief”). NOUN FRET

From Middle Dutch furet, fret, from Old French furet, from Vulgar Latin *fūrittus, diminutive of Latin fūr (thief).

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fret

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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Dutch - Etymology 2

From English _fret_. NOUN FRET

From English fret.

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fret

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryDUTCH - ANAGRAMS
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Dutch - Anagrams

* erft, tref

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryFRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

From Middle Dutch _vrecht_, from Old Dutch _*frēht_, from Proto-Germanic _*fra-_ + _*aihtiz_.

From Middle Dutch vrecht, from Old Dutch *frēht, from Proto-Germanic *fra- + *aihtiz.

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryFRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

FRET

fret

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryFRENCH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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* “fret” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryGOTHIC - ROMANIZATION
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FRĒT * Romanization of

frēt

  1. Romanization of

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryOLD FRENCH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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Old French - Alternative Forms

* frait

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryOLD FRENCH - VERB
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Old French - Verb

FRET * past participle of _fraindre_

fret

  1. past participle of fraindre

Which the Definition/Meaning of fret in categoryOLD FRENCH - NOUN
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Old French - Noun

FRET

fret


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