Frieze definitions

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A plain or decorated horizontal part of an entablature between the architrave and cornice.
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A decorative horizontal band, as along the upper part of a wall in a room.
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A coarse, shaggy woolen cloth with an uncut nap.
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A dense, low-pile surface, as in carpeting, resembling such cloth.
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A decoration or series of decorations forming an ornamental band around a room, mantel, etc.
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A horizontal band, often decorated with sculpture, between the architrave and cornice of a building.
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A heavy wool cloth with a shaggy, uncut nap on one side.
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The definition of a frieze is an ornamental band of decoration, or a heavy wool cloth that is shaggy and has an uncut nap.

An example of a frieze is a horizontal band of sculpture.

An example of a frieze is a dense shaggy carpet.

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A kind of coarse woolen cloth or stuff with a shaggy or tufted (friezed) nap on one side.
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(architecture) That part of the entablature of an order which is between the architrave and cornice. It is a flat member or face, either uniform or broken by triglyphs, and often enriched with figures and other ornaments of sculpture.
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To make a nap on (cloth); to friz.
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Any sculptured or richly ornamented band in a building or, by extension, in rich pieces of furniture.
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A banner with a series of pictures.

The classroom had an alphabet frieze that showed an animal for each letter.

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Origin of frieze

Middle English frise from Old French from Medieval Latin (pannī) frīsiī woolen (garments) from pl. of Frīsius Frisian