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frieze



Pronunciation: (frēz), [key]
n.
1. Archit.
a. the part of a classical entablature between the architrave and the cornice, usually decorated with sculpture in low relief. See diag. under column.
b. any decorative band on an outside wall, broader than a stringcourse and bearing lettering, sculpture, etc.
2. any decorative band at the top or beneath the cornice of an interior wall, a piece of furniture, etc.
3. Furniture.skirt (def. 6b).

frieze



Pronunciation: (frēz), [key]
n.
a heavy, napped woolen cloth for coats.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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