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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frost  \Frost\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Frostted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Frosting}.] 
  1.  To  injure  by  frost;  to  freeze,  as  plants. 
 
  2.  To  cover  with  hoarfrost;  to  produce  a  surface  resembling 
  frost  upon  as  upon  cake,  metals,  or  glass. 
 
  While  with  a  hoary  light  she  frosts  the  ground. 
  --Wordsworth. 
 
  3.  To  roughen  or  sharpen,  as  the  nail  heads  or  calks  of 
  horseshoes,  so  as  to  fit  them  for  frosty  weather. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frosting  \Frost"ing\,  n. 
  1.  A  composition  of  sugar  and  beaten  egg,  used  to  cover  or 
  ornament  cake,  pudding,  etc 
 
  2.  A  lusterless  finish  of  metal  or  glass;  the  process  of 
  producing  such  a  finish. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frosting 
  n  :  a  flavored  sugar  topping  used  to  coat  and  decorate  cakes 
  [syn:  {icing},  {ice}] 




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