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frieze definition

  • noun:
    • Architecture A plain or embellished horizontal section of an entablature between your architrave and cornice.
    • Architecture A decorative horizontal band, as over the top part of a wall in a-room.
    • A coarse, shaggy woolen cloth with an uncut nap.
    • A dense, low-pile surface, as with flooring, resembling such fabric.
    • A kind of coarse woolen fabric or things with a shaggy or tufted (friezed) nap on one side.
    • That part of the entablature of an order which will be between your architrave and cornice. It is a set user or face, either uniform or damaged 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.
    • A banner with some images.
    • That area of the entablature of an order which is involving the architrave and cornice. It is a flat user or face, either uniform or broken by triglyphs, and frequently enriched with figures also ornaments of sculpture.
    • Any sculptured or richly ornamented band in a building or, by extension, in rich furnishings. See Illust. of line.
    • A kind of coarse woolen fabric or material with a shaggy or tufted (friezed) nap on a single part.
    • In structure, that section of an entablature that will be involving the architrave as well as the cornice; in addition, any longitudinal ornamental function or musical organization of extended size, occupying a position, in design or decoration, more or less similar to that of the frieze in an entablature.
    • A thick and warm woolen fabric useful for harsh external garments since the fourteenth century.
    • In fabric production, an imperfection in fabric, sometimes appearing in the preparatory processes of tanning.
    • an architectural ornament comprising a horizontal sculptured musical organization between your architrave and cornice
    • a heavy woolen fabric with a lengthy nap
  • verb:
    • to create a nap on (cloth); to friz.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce a nap on (fabric); to friz. See friz, v. t., 2.
  • others:
    • To border; embroider; ornament the side of.
    • To furnish with a frieze.
    • made from the napped or shaggy fabric known as frieze.
    • to make a nap in, as fabric, like nap of frieze; furnish with a nap; frizzle; curl: utilized particularly in the last participle: as, a friezed things or apparel.
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