fretted definition

  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and past participle of fret.
  • adjective:
    • (of a musical tool) Having frets.
    • embellished with fretwork
    • having a pattern of fretwork or latticework
    • having frets
  • past-participle:
    • Rubbed or worn away; chafed.
    • Agitated; vexed; concerned.
    • Ornamented with fretwork; furnished with frets; variegated; made harsh at first glance.
    • Interlaced one with another; -- said of charges and ordinaries.
  • others:
    • Adorned with frets or fretwork; exhibiting sunk or raised ornamentation in rectangular forms; having many intersecting groins or ribs.
    • In heraldry, interlaced one with another: stated of every costs that could be therefore combined: as, a chevron fretted with a bar.

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