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frayed
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Ulysses
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frayed
Used in
Ulysses
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  • Inked characters fast fading on the frayed breaking paper.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Felicitously he ceased and held a meek head among them, auk's egg, prize of their fray.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He extended elocutionary arms from frayed stained shirtcuffs, pausing: —What was their civilisation?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Stephen, an elbow rested on the jagged granite, leaned his palm against his brow and gazed at the fraying edge of his shiny black coat-sleeve.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: frayed cloth
as in: frayed nerves
as in: into the fray
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