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Frill Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    frill n : a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim [syn: flounce, ruffle, furbelow]
Frill Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Frill \Frill\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Frilled; p. pr. & vb. n. Frilling.] [OF. friller, fr. L. frigidulus somewhat cold, dim. of frigidus cold; akin to F. frileux chilly.]
  1. To shake or shiver as with cold; as, the hawk frills. --Johnson.
  2. (Photog.) To wrinkle; -- said of the gelatin film.
Frill Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Frill \Frill\, v. t. To provide or decorate with a frill or frills; to turn back. in crimped plaits; as, to frill a cap.
Frill Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Frill \Frill\, n. [See Frill, v. i.]. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A ruffing of a bird's feathers from cold. (b) A ruffle, consisting of a fold of membrane, of hairs, or of feathers, around the neck of an animal. See Frilled lizard} (below). (c) A similar ruffle around the legs or other appendages of animals. (d) A ruffled varex or fold on certain shells.
  1. A border or edging secured at one edge and left free at the other, usually fluted or crimped like a very narrow flounce.
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  • Frill: Frill may refer to: Frill (fashion), a form of trimming. Neck frill , the relatively extensive margin seen on the back of the heads of some ...
  • Neck frill: Neck frill is the popular term for the relatively extensive margin seen on the back of the heads of reptile s with either a bony support ...
  • Frill-necked Lizard: The frill-necked lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii), also known as the frilled lizard or frilled dragon, is found mainly in northern Australia ...
  • Oriental Frill: The Oriental Frill is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding It is originally a Turkish pigeon breed ...
  • John Frill: John Edmond Frill (April 3, 1879 to September 28, 1918), was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played in 1910 and 1912 with the New ...
  • Old Fashioned Oriental Frill: The Classic Oriental Frill is an exhibition breed of pigeon from the Owl family. It is a Turkish breed specially bred for the Ottoman ...
  • Frill-necked Monarch: The Frill-necked Monarch (Arses lorealis) is a species of songbird in the Monarchidae family. It is endemic to the rainforests of the ...
  • Frilled shark: However, his manuscript describing the species was lost, and so the first description of the frill shark became authored by American ...
  • No frills: Something offered to customers for no additional charge may be designated as a "frill" - for example, free drinks on airline journeys, or ...

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