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fraught


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fraught  \Fraught\  (fr[add]t),  n.  [OE.  fraight,  fraght;  akin  to 
  Dan.  fragt,  Sw  frakt,  D.  vracht  G.  fracht,  cf  OHG. 
  fr[=e]ht  merit,  reward;  perh.  from  a  pref.  corresponding  to 
  E.  for  +  The  root  of  E.  own  Cf  {Freight}.] 
  A  freight;  a  cargo.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fraught  \Fraught\,  a. 
  Freighted;  laden;  filled;  stored;  charged. 
 
  A  vessel  of  our  country  richly  fraught.  --Shak. 
 
  A  discourse  fraught  with  all  the  commending  excellences 
  of  speech.  --South. 
 
  Enterprises  fraught  with  world-wide  benefits.  --I. 
  Taylor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fraught  \Fraught\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fraughted}  or  {Fraught}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Fraughting}.]  [Akin  to  Dan.  fragte  Sw 
  frakta  D.  bevrachten  G.  frachten  cf  OHG.  fr[=e]ht[=o]n  to 
  deserve.  See  {Fraught},  n.] 
  To  freight;  to  load;  to  burden;  to  fill;  to  crowd.  [Obs.] 
 
  Upon  the  tumbling  billows  fraughted  ride  The  armed 
  ships.  --Fairfax. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fraught 
  adj  1:  marked  by  distress;  "a  fraught  mother-daughter  relationship" 
  2:  filled  with  or  attended  with  "words  fraught  with  meaning"; 
  "an  incident  fraught  with  danger";  "a  silence  pregnant 
  with  suspense"  [syn:  {fraught(p)},  {pregnant}] 




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