Meaning of fraise


Pronunciation: (frāz), [key]
— n.
  1. a defense consisting of pointed stakes projecting from the ramparts in a horizontal or an inclined position.
  2. a ruff worn around the neck in the 16th century.
  3. a woman's embroidered scarf worn with ends crossed on the chest and pinned with a brooch or the like, popular in the early 19th century.
  4. a cutting tool for correcting inaccuracies in the teeth of a timepiece wheel.


Pronunciation: (frez), [key]
— pl. fraises
  1. strawberry.
  2. See
  3. a brandy distilled from strawberries.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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