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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frill  \Frill\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Frilled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Frilling}.]  [OF.  friller,  fr  L.  frigidulus  somewhat  cold, 
  dim.  of  frigidus  cold;  akin  to  F.  frileux  chilly.] 
  1.  To  shake  or  shiver  as  with  cold;  as  the  hawk  frills. 
  --Johnson. 
 
  2.  (Photog.)  To  wrinkle;  --  said  of  the  gelatin  film. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frill  \Frill\,  v.  t. 
  To  provide  or  decorate  with  a  frill  or  frills;  to  turn  back 
  in  crimped  plaits;  as  to  frill  a  cap. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frill  \Frill\,  n.  [See  {Frill},  v.  i.].  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  ruffing  of  a  bird's  feathers  from  cold. 
  b  A  ruffle,  consisting  of  a  fold  of  membrane,  of  hairs,  or 
  of  feathers,  around  the  neck  of  an  animal.  See  {Frilled 
  lizard}  (below). 
  c  A  similar  ruffle  around  the  legs  or  other  appendages  of 
  animals. 
  d  A  ruffled  varex  or  fold  on  certain  shells. 
 
  2.  A  border  or  edging  secured  at  one  edge  and  left  free  at 
  the  other  usually  fluted  or  crimped  like  a  very  narrow 
  flounce. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frill 
  n  :  a  strip  of  pleated  material  used  as  a  decoration  or  a  trim 
  [syn:  {flounce},  {ruffle},  {furbelow}] 




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