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frayed
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

4 uses
  • Felicitously he ceased and held a meek head among them, auk's egg, prize of their fray.
    Episode 9 — Scylla And Charybdis (36% in)
  • Stephen, an elbow rested on the jagged granite, leaned his palm against his brow and gazed at the fraying edge of his shiny black coat-sleeve.
    Episode 1 — Telemachus (14% in)
  • Inked characters fast fading on the frayed breaking paper.
    Episode 6 — Hades (15% in)
  • He extended elocutionary arms from frayed stained shirtcuffs, pausing: —What was their civilisation?
    Episode 7 — Aeolus (45% in)

There are no more uses of "frayed" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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