verb to frieze
- That part of the entablature of an order which is between the architrave and cornice. It is a flat member or face, either uniform or broken by triglyphs, and often enriched with figures and other ornaments of sculpture.
- Any sculptured or richly ornamented band in a building or, by extension, in rich pieces of furniture. See Illust. of Column.
- A kind of coarse woolen cloth or stuff with a shaggy or tufted (friezed) nap on one side.
- To make a nap on (cloth); to friz. See Friz, v. t., 2.
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