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  • And from her tumbled hair to her pretty feet, which were disfigured with frayed and broken satin slippers trodden down at heel, she really seemed to have no article of dress upon her, from a pin upwards, that was in its proper condition or its right place.  (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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