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4 letters words from 'frit'

FRIT 7RIFT 7

3 letters words from 'frit'

FIR 6FIT 6
RIF 6RIT 3

2 letters words from 'frit'

IF 5IT 2
TI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of frit

frit rfit firt ifrt rift irft frti rfti ftri tfri rtfi trfi fitr iftr ftir tfir itfr tifr ritf irtf rtif trif itrf tirf

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word frit. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in frit.

Definitions and meaning of frit

frit

Etymology 1

French fritte, from frit (fried).

Noun

frit (countable and uncountable, plural frits)

  1. A fused mixture of materials used to make glass.
  2. (archaeology) A similar material used in the manufacture of ceramic beads and small ornaments. (eastern Mediterranean; Bronze and Iron Age)
Derived terms
  • frit brick
  • fritless
Translations

Verb

frit (third-person singular simple present frits, present participle fritting, simple past and past participle fritted)

  1. To add frit to a glass or ceramic mixture
  2. To prepare by heat (the materials for making glass); to fuse partially.
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Etymology 2

Dialectal form of past participle of to fright.

Adjective

frit (comparative more frit, superlative most frit)

  1. (Britain, regional) Frightened.
    • 1983 Margaret Thatcher, Prime minister's questions, 19 April:
      The right hon. Gentleman is afraid of an election, is he? Afraid? Frightened? Frit? Could not take it? Cannot stand it? If I were going to cut and run, I should have gone after the Falklands.
    • 2016, Alan Moore, Jerusalem, Liveright 2016, p. 272:
      “We shoulder life. We know its ins and outs. We've felt the draught at either end of it. What you're most frit of, that's our bread and jam, and none of us ain't got no time to spare on ignorant, bad-mannered little boys.”

Etymology 3

Noun

frit (plural frits)

  1. A frit fly.

See also

  • frit away
  • frit fly

Anagrams

  • FTIR, rift

Danish

Adjective

frit

  1. neuter singular of fri

French

Etymology

From Old French, from Latin frīctus.

Verb

frit m (feminine singular frite, masculine plural frits, feminine plural frites)

  1. past participle of frire

Adjective

frit (feminine singular frite, masculine plural frits, feminine plural frites)

  1. fried

Related terms

  • frire
  • friture

See also

  • frite

Further reading

  • “frit” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Latin

Etymology

Of uncertain origin; proposed derivations include:

  • From a root common to Ancient Greek θρίξ (thríx, hair).
  • From Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewd-. Cognates include Latin frutex (shrub), Old English brēotan (to break), Old Irish broth (awn) and maybe Lithuanian brùzgas (bush, shrub).

Noun

frit n (indeclinable)

  1. awn

Synonyms

  • arista

References

  • frit in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • frit in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934

Norman

Etymology

From Old French fruit, from Latin fructus.

Pronunciation

Noun

frit m (plural frits)

  1. (Jersey, France) fruit

Derived terms

  • gardîn à frit (orchard) (Jersey)

Old Irish

Alternative forms

  • friut

Pronoun

frit

  1. second-person singular of fri

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to fuse ceramically.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)