frier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n frier flesh of a medium-sized young chicken suitable for frying
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Frier One who fries.
    • Frier same as fryer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n frier One who or that which fries.
    • n frier An obsolete spelling of friar.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Frier frī′ėr (Milt.) a friar.
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Usage

In literature:

During the monarch's progress through "Crouched Friers," he was diverted with music discoursed by a band of eight waits, placed upon a stage.
"Royalty Restored" by J. Fitzgerald Molloy
Imprinted at London by Thomas Vautrollier, dwelling in the blacke-Friers.
"The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories" by Andrew Lang
In spite, however, of all the marauding, some terrible scores had to be run up with the "frier" of the Rue de la Grand Truanderie.
"The Fat and the Thin" by Emile Zola
The Portuguese force also came in under Friere.
"With Moore at Corunna" by G. A. Henty
If he can attach both spats before the Fish-Friers' man really gets hold of him he has won the game.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 30th, 1920" by Various
Iolm Greson, Principall of the Blacke Friers.
"The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by John Knox
The frier made sutch hast as (too late) hee arriued at Mantua, within a while after.
"The Palace of Pleasure" by William Painter
The young man did the frier charge, 215 His love should straight depart the land.
"English and Scottish Ballads, Volume IV" by Various
LOUVAIN is a great City, where one sees a vast Number of Students, Doctors, Priests and Friers.
"The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume II" by Karl Ludwig von Pöllnitz
The prouince of Ancheo (there whereas the friers were) hath foure score and sixe thousand footemen, and fortie eight thousand horsemen.
"The History of the Great and Mighty Kingdom of China and the Situation Thereof, Volume I (of 2)" by Juan Gonzalez de Mendoza
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In news:

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday presented Christopher Frier, veterinarian and president.
Articles by Sarah Frier .
Sarah Frier is a reporter for Bloomberg News.
The Scottie Frier Band vs Dan's Tramp Stamp.
Local rock acts the Scottie Frier Band and Dan's Tramp Stamp compete in the first round of the Last Band Standing competition.
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