fraze

1 of 2

noun

ˈfrāz
plural -s
1
a
: a small milling cutter used to cut down the ends of canes or rods to receive a ferrule
b
: the end of a cane or rod shaped as if by a fraze
2
[fraze entry 2] : the unevenness caused by rough edges or burs

fraze

2 of 2

transitive verb

"
-ed/-ing/-s
: to smooth by or as if by removing fraze
specifically : to cut or shape (the end of something) to receive a ferrule
frazer
-zə(r)
noun
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Noun

French fraise, from fraise, a kind or ruff; from the shape of some cutters

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“Fraze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fraze. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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