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Definitions of frail

  1. Easily broken; fragile; not firm or durable; liable to fail and perish; easily destroyed; not tenacious of life; weak; infirm. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Tender. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Liable to fall from virtue or be led into sin; not strong against temptation; weak in resolution; also, unchaste; - often applied to fallen women. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. A basket made of rushes, used chiefly for containing figs and raisins. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A rush for weaving baskets. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The quantity of raisins - about thirty-two, fifty-six, or seventy-five pounds, - contained in a frail. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. FRAILNESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. A basket made of rushes, for holding dried fruit; a rush for weaving baskets; a certain quantity of raisins, about 75th. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Frailly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. physically weak; "an invalid's frail body" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. Fragile or easily broken; weak, physically or morally; infirm. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Fragile; weak. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. Delicately constituted; easily broken or destroyed; easily tempted; liable to be led astray. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Fragile; infirm; deficient in strength or firmness; weak in mind or resolution. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. Weak: infirm; easily injured or destroyed; liable to err. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for frail

  1. They met Andrew Jackson instead- Andrew Jackson in a rage, Andrew Jackson with all the blood in his frail body boiling; and that was a force greatly superior to their own. – Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama. by George Cary Eggleston
  2. Then he looked up and he saw leaning out of the window a maid with gold hair which fell from the window far down the tower, and she was as frail and as lovely as a gentian on the mountains. – The Blue Rose Fairy Book by Maurice Baring
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