Etymology
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frieze (n.1)

"sculptured horizontal band in architecture," 1560s, from French frise, originally "a ruff," from Medieval Latin frisium "embroidered border," variant of frigium, which is probably from Latin Phrygium "Phrygian; Phrygian work," from Phrygia, the ancient country in Asia Minor known for its embroidery (Latin also had Phrygiae vestes "ornate garments"). Meaning "decorative band along the top of a wall" was in Old French.

frieze (n.2)

type of coarse woolen cloth with a nap on one side, late 14c., from Old French frise, probably ultimately from a German or Dutch word meaning "to curl" and related to frizzle.

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Definitions of frieze

frieze (n.)
an architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band between the architrave and the cornice;
frieze (n.)
a heavy woolen fabric with a long nap;
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