Frood vs Frond - What's the difference?

frood | frond |


As an adjective frood

is shrewd; sagacious; wary; cautious.

As a noun frond is

(botany) the leaf of a fern, especially a compound leaf.

frood

English

Alternative forms

* (l)

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Shrewd; sagacious; wary; cautious.
  • *1973 , Stanley Price, George Ruffhead, Newton-on-Ouse Local History Group, Three Yorkshire villages :
  • To the north of the Airfield the Rabbit Hills still retain heathland vegetation on the sandy soils and are probably the site of the 'frood' warren mentioned in an old survey, being at the time an important source of food.

    References

    * Wright, The English Dialect Dictionary , Frood.

    frond

    English

    (wikipedia frond)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) The leaf of a fern, especially a compound leaf.
  • Any fern-like leaf or other object resembling a fern leaf.