fretty

adjective (1)
fret·​ty | \ ˈfretē, -etē, -i \

Definition of fretty

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 heraldry : covered with narrow bands interlacing saltirewise
2 heraldry : fretted sense 2

fretty

adjective (2)
\ " \
-er/-est

Definition of fretty (Entry 2 of 2)

: fretful baby made fretty resentful sounds— Ethel Wilson

History and Etymology for fretty

Adjective (1)

Middle English frette, from Middle French freté, from Old French, past participle of freter to decorate with interlaced designs

Adjective (2)

fret entry 1 + -y

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“Fretty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fretty. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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