\ ˈfrau̇n(t)s \

Definition of frounce

: curl, frizzle not tricked and frounced— John Milton

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History and Etymology for frounce

Middle English frouncen, from Middle French froncir, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German runzala wrinkle, Old Norse hrukka

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“Frounce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frounce. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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