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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fraying  \Fray"ing\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  skin  which  a  deer  frays  from  his  horns.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fray  \Fray\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Frayed}  (fr[=a]d);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Fraying}.]  [See  1st  {Fray},  and  cf  {Affray}.] 
  To  frighten;  to  terrify;  to  alarm.  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  What  frays  ye  that  were  wont  to  comfort  me  affrayed? 
  --Spenser. 




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