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frayed
Used in
Northanger Abbey
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  • "It is very pretty, madam," said he, gravely examining it; "but I do not think it will wash well; I am afraid it will fray."  (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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