frieze

Definitions:

  • A coarse, shaggy woolen cloth with an uncut nap.
  • A dense, low-pile surface, as in carpeting, resembling such cloth.
  • A plain or decorated horizontal part of an entablature between the architrave and cornice.
  • A decorative horizontal band, as along the upper part of a wall in a room.
  • In <em>architecture</em>, that part of an entablature which is between the architrave and the cornice; also, any longitudinal decorative feature or band of extended length, occupying a position, in architecture or decoration, more or less similar to that of the frieze in an entablature.
  • To form a nap on, as cloth, like the nap of frieze; furnish with a nap; frizzle; curl: used especially in the past participle: as, a <em>friezed</em> stuff or garment.
  • A thick and warm woolen cloth used for rough outer garments since the fourteenth century.
  • In <em>leather manufacturing</em>, an imperfection in leather, sometimes appearing in the preparatory processes of tanning.
  • Made of the napped or shaggy cloth called frieze.
  • To border; embroider; ornament the edge of.
  • To furnish with a frieze.
  • That part of the entablature of an order which is between the architrave and cornice. It is a flat member or face, either uniform or broken by triglyphs, and often enriched with figures and other ornaments of sculpture.
  • Any sculptured or richly ornamented band in a building or, by extension, in rich pieces of furniture. See <ex>Illust.</ex> of <xref urlencoded="column">column</xref>.
  • A kind of coarse woolen cloth or stuff with a shaggy or tufted (friezed) nap on one side.
  • To make a nap on (cloth); to friz. See <xref urlencoded="friz">friz</xref>, v. t., 2.
  • a machine for friezing cloth; a friezing machine.
  • A kind of coarse woolen <xref>cloth</xref> or stuff with a shaggy or tufted (<xref>friezed</xref>) nap on one side.
  • To make a nap on (cloth); to <xref>friz</xref>.
  • That part of the <xref>entablature</xref> of an order which is between the architrave and cornice. It is a flat member or face, either uniform or broken by <xref>triglyphs</xref>, and often enriched with figures and other ornaments of sculpture.
  • Any <xref>sculptured</xref> or richly ornamented band in a building or, by extension, in rich pieces of furniture.
  • A <xref>banner</xref> with a series of <xref>pictures</xref>.
  • an architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band between the architrave and the cornice
  • a heavy woolen fabric with a long nap
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