- The person who followed was a short, squat, middle-aged Italian with bow legs, a gold hoop in one ear and a frayed hat held respectfully in both hands.2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (45% in)
- Before the visit was over, Keating was taking notice of Roark's frayed cuffs, of his shoes, of the patch on the knee of his trousers, and he felt satisfied.1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (20% in)
- She wore frayed skirts and blouses.1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (8% in)
There are no more uses of "frayed" in The Fountainhead.
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