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noun (plural frays)
  1. Affray; broil; contest; combat; brawl; melee.
"Into the Fray"
verb 
  1. to unravel. Used particularly for the edge of something made of cloth, or the end of a rope.
The ribbon frayed at the cut end.
  1. (figurative) to cause exhaustion, wear out (a person's mental strength)
The stressful day ended in frayed nerves. (Metaphorical use; nerves are visualised as strings)

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