plural -s
: a cool walk : shady place
where each frescade rings with melodious booingW. H. Auden

Word History


obsolete French, from Middle French, probably from (assumed) Old Provençal frescada cool of the evening, cool drink (whence Provençal frescado), from Old Provençal fresc fresh, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German frisc fresh

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“Frescade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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