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frill (n.)

"wavy ornamental edging," 1801 (with a doubtful attestation from 1590s), of uncertain origin despite much speculation [see OED]; figurative sense of "useless ornament" first recorded 1893. Related: Frills.

frill (v.)

"to furnish with a frill," 1570s, from frill (n.) "ornamental bordering." Related: Frilled.

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Definitions of frill from WordNet

frill (n.)
(paleontology) a bony plate that curves upward behind the skull of many ceratopsian dinosaurs;
frill (n.)
an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal;
Synonyms: ruff
frill (n.)
a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim;
Synonyms: flounce / ruffle / furbelow
frill (n.)
ornamental objects of no great value;
Synonyms: folderal / falderol / gimcrackery / gimcrack / nonsense / trumpery
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