fretty

fretty

1 [fret-ee]
adjective, frettier, frettiest.
fretful; irritable; peevish.

Origin:
1835–45; fret1 + -y1

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fretty

2 [fret-ee]
adjective Heraldry.
covered with criss-crossed and interlacing diagonal strips: argent, fretty sable.

Origin:
1555–65; < Middle French frette, derivative of frete trelliswork. See fret2, -ee

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