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frayed
Used in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • A frayed top-hat and a faded brown overcoat with a wrinkled velvet collar lay upon a chair beside him.  (not reviewed by editor)

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