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froth (n.)

c. 1300, from an unrecorded Old English word, or else from Old Norse froða "froth," from Proto-Germanic *freuth- "froth" (source also of Swedish fradga, Danish fraade). Old English had afreoðan "to froth," from the same root. The modern verb is late 14c., from the noun. Related: Frothed; frothing.

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Definitions of froth from WordNet
1
froth (v.)
become bubbly or frothy or foaming;
The boiling soup was frothing
Synonyms: foam / fizz / effervesce / sparkle / form bubbles
froth (v.)
make froth or foam and become bubbly;
Synonyms: spume / suds
froth (v.)
exude or expel foam;
the angry man was frothing at the mouth
2
froth (n.)
a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid;
Synonyms: foam
From wordnet.princeton.edu