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noun 
  1. The sudden flooding of a stream because of heavy rain etc
  2. (poetic) a small stream, especially one flowing into the sea
  • 1936: Between the kerbs and the snow-banks a of clear blue water rises. Within me a that chokes the narrow gorge of my veins. " Henry Miller, Black Spring
Etymology: From Old French freschete, a diminutive of freis.


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