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frayed
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Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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frayed
Used in
Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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  • Crookshanks had joined the fray; both sets of front claws had sunk themselves deep into Harry's arm; Harry threw him off, but Crookshanks now darted toward Harry's wand "NO YOU DON'T!" roared Harry, and he aimed a kick at Crookshanks that made the cat leap aside, spitting; Harry snatched up his wand and turned "Get out of the way!" he shouted at Ron and Hermione.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He dresses like our old houseelf " But no one else cared that Professor Lupin's robes were patched and frayed.  (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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