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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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frayed
Used in
Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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  • Patched, frayed, and dirty, the hat lay motionless at Harry's feet.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Every year, this aged old hat, patched, frayed, and dirty, sorted new students into the four Hogwarts houses (Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin).  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: frayed nerves
as in: frayed cloth
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