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frayed
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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frayed
Used in
Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • (He goes on writing.) RAGUENEAU (to Cyrano): Know you who might be the hero of the fray?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (She puts on her mask and veil quickly; then, absently): You have not told me of your last night's fray.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …and wolfish tooth! 'Pink-your-Doublet' and 'Slit-your-Trunk' Are their gentlest sobriquets; With Fame and Glory their soul is drunk! 'Pink-your-Doublet' and 'Slit-your-Trunk,' In brawl and skirmish they show their spunk, Give rendezvous in broil and fray; 'Pink-your-Doublet' and 'Slit-your-Trunk' Are their gentlest sobriquets! What, ho! Cadets of Gascony! All jealous lovers are sport for you! O Woman! dear divinity! What, ho! Cadets of Gascony! Whom scowling husbands quake to see.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They talk in low voices.) THE CADET (rising and coming down): The story of the fray! 'Twill lesson well (He stops before the table where Christian is seated): This timid young apprentice! CHRISTIAN (raising his head): 'Prentice! Who?  (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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