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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Friz v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frizzed p. pr. & vb. n. Frizzing ]  [Written also frizz.]
 1. To curl or form into small curls, as hair, with a crisping pin; to crisp.
    With her hair frizzed short up to her ears.   --Pepys.
 2. To form into little burs, prominences, knobs, or tufts, as the nap of cloth.
 3. Leather Manufacture To soften and make of even thickness by rubbing, as with pumice stone or a blunt instrument.
 Frizzing machine. (a) Fabrics A machine for frizzing the surface of cloth. (b) Wood Working A bench with a revolving cutter head slightly protruding above its surface, for dressing boards.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Friz, n.; pl. Frizzes  That which is frizzed; anything crisped or curled, as a wig; a frizzle. [Written also frizz.]
    He [Dr. Johnson], who saw in his glass how his wig became his face and head, might easily infer that a similar fullbottomed, well-curled friz of words would be no less becoming to his thoughts.   --Hare.