Frie·​sian ˈfrē-zhən How to pronounce Friesian (audio)
chiefly British

Examples of Friesian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tanya Tucker made a triumphant — and historic — entrance onto Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry stage Friday evening (June 2), as she was seated astride a black Friesian Stallion named Lauwe the Magnificent to sing her opening song during the broadcast. Jessica Nicholson, Billboard, 3 June 2023

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Word History


variant of Frisian

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Friesian was in 1923

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“Friesian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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