frizzle

Definitions

  • Sir Claude Scratch calls on Frizzle Frog
    Sir Claude Scratch calls on Frizzle Frog
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v frizzle fry something until it curls and becomes crisp
    • v frizzle curl tightly "crimp hair"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Frizzle A curl; a lock of hair crisped.
    • Frizzle To cook, in certain way, so as to curl or crinkle up. "Drain and heat it [shaved smoked beef] in one tablespoonful of hot butter, to curl or frizzle it."
    • v. t Frizzle To curl or crisp, as hair; to friz; to crinkle.
    • Frizzle To fry, toast, or broil with a sputtering sound to cook with a sizzling noise. Also fig.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • frizzle To curl or crisp, as hair; frizz.
    • frizzle To curl or Crisp in cooking: as, frizzled beef (dried or jerked beef sliced thin and crisped over the fire).
    • frizzle To curl; crisp.
    • n frizzle A curl; a lock of hair crisped.
    • n frizzle A ribbed steel plate forming part of a gunlock, to receive the blow of the hammer. It occurs in the form of flint-lock which took the place of the wheel-lock.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Frizzle friz′l to form in small short curls
    • v.i Frizzle to go into curls
    • n Frizzle a curl
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Freq. of an imitative word frizz, in dial. use

Usage

In literature:

If it's going to be like this Bob will be frizzled.
"Dead Man's Land" by George Manville Fenn
Goose, Frizzled, portrait of, 304.
"Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)" by George John Romanes
Do you think I'm going to be fool enough to stop here to be frizzled and sliced by that El Zeres to-morrow?
"Out on the Pampas" by G. A. Henty
The carter pointed to the Chevalier's frizzled locks and elegant if faded dress.
"Orphans of the Storm" by Henry MacMahon
Sparks got into my hair, and it all frizzled up.
"The Benefactress" by Elizabeth Beauchamp
Two little Niggers sitting in the sun, One got frizzled up, and then there was One.
"Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1" by Edward William Cole
Rounders fancied he could almost hear the frizzle of the flesh.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
The daughter came and stared at us, and behind her was a fat servant-woman, frizzled and very dirty.
"Waterloo" by Émile Erckmann
I expect you'd try to dry it in front of the fire, and there'd be a pretty eight-shilling frizzle!
"Stained Glass Work" by C. W. Whall
I was frizzling bacon.
"Eyes Like the Sea" by Mór Jókai
Is it possible to base the power of deception on a coat cut in a particular fashion, or on a more or less frizzled wig?
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann
You mind your own business or I'll give that pompadour of yours a frizzle!
"The Rosie World" by Parker Fillmore
The frizzled hair was tied into dozens of kinky knots.
"The Portal of Dreams" by Charles Neville Buck
Instead of turbans, plumed hats and bouquets adorned the magnificent masses of their curled and frizzled locks.
"The Lion of Janina" by Mór Jókai
Thar's ol' Frizzle cacklin'.
"The Mountain Girl" by Payne Erskine
If it touches you, you'll be a frizzled-up cinder in a wink.
"The Buttoned Sky" by Geoff St. Reynard
But you they dare not frizzle a hair of, little brother, because of Tishnar's Wonderstone sewn up in your sheep's-coat.
"The Three Mulla-mulgars" by Walter De La Mare
The great joints frizzle and sputter over the red coals.
"'Tween Snow and Fire" by Bertram Mitford
Johnnie take dem from de tin jest now, and look how dey frizzle!
"With Wolseley to Kumasi" by F.S. Brereton
She appeared with many frizzled ringlets, kept in place by invisible pins.
"Through the Postern Gate" by Florence L. Barclay
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In poetry:

Little Birds are feeding
Justices with jam,
Rich in frizzled ham:
Rich, I say, in oysters
Haunting shady cloisters -
That is what I am.
"Little Birds" by Lewis Carroll

In news:

Wnt/Frizzled Signaling Controls C. Elegans Gastrulation by Activating Actomyosin Contractility.
Wnt/Frizzled Signaling Controls C. Elegans Gastrulation by Activating Actomyosin Contractility .
Frizzle frying up something new.
Lamb Chops with Frizzled Herbs.
Lamb Chop s with Frizzled Herbs.
I loved seeing the various outfits that Ms Frizzle would wear on each of her classes adventures in science.
An almost-digital-native and Ms Frizzle wannabe.
To help them find out, Ms Frizzle shrinks the Bus and the class travels through a rotting log in the lot.
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In science:

As we can expect messages to last longer than usual in the MCP, we can assume that the messages live and travel for days, perhaps even months until they frizzle out and die.
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