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Frieze (IPA: /ˈfɹiz/)

Frieze (n.)

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.

Frieze (n.)

Any sculptured or richly ornamented band in a building or, by extension, in rich pieces of furniture. See Illust. of Column.

Frieze (n.)

A kind of coarse woolen cloth or stuff with a shaggy or tufted (friezed) nap on one side.

Frieze (v. t.)

To make a nap on (cloth); to friz. See Friz, v. t., 2.


Wide central section part of an entablature


Coarse Medieval woollen, plain weave cloth with a nap on one side; later a sturdy carpet and upholstery fabric


British magazine


Painting by John Piper


Family name

Frieze Rhymes

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Abdulaziz, Indochinese, Interviewees, Lapd's

Frieze (Last Name / Surname)

Frieze is the #32,524 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 707 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Frieze in Spanish is Friso

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