follow Dictionary.com

8 Words That Are Older Than You Think

frore

[frawr, frohr] /frɔr, froʊr/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
frozen; frosty.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English froren; past participle of freeze
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for fro-rest

frore

/frɔː/
adjective
1.
(archaic) very cold or frosty
Word Origin
C13 froren, past participle of Old English frēosan to freeze
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for fro-rest

frore

adj.

"frosty, frozen," archaic (but found in poetry as late as Keats), from Old English froren, past participle of freosan (see freeze (v.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for frore

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for fro

6
6
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with fro-rest

Nearby words for fro-rest