Freit vs Frit - What's the difference?

freit | frit |


As nouns the difference between freit and frit

is that freit is (scotland) a superstitious object or obvservance; a charm, an omen while frit is a fused mixture of materials used to make glass.

As a verb frit is

to add to a glass or ceramic mixture.

As an adjective frit is

(uk|dialect|lincolnshire) frightened.

freit

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Scotland) A superstitious object or obvservance; a charm, an omen.
  • * 1982 , (TC Boyle), Water Music , Penguin 2006, p. 215:
  • He was a toad, a worm, a freit – not fit for human company.
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    frit

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) fritte, from .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A fused mixture of materials used to make glass
  • Verb

    (fritt)
  • To add to a glass or ceramic mixture
  • To prepare by heat (the materials for making glass); to fuse partially.
  • (Ure)

    See also

    * frit away

    Etymology 2

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (UK, dialect, Lincolnshire) frightened
  • * 1983 April 19, [http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Margaret_Thatcher]:
  • The right hon. Gentleman is afraid of an election is he? Oh, if I were going to cut and run I'd have gone after the Falklands. Afraid? Frightened? Frit ? Couldn't take it? Couldn't stand it?

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