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fretted

[fret-id] /ˈfrɛt ɪd/
adjective
1.
ornamented or provided with frets:
a fretted molding.
Origin of fretted
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see fret2, -ed2
Related forms
unfretted, adjective
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Historical Examples
  • Through the kitchen windows the sun streamed in, in broad, unfretted bands of light.

    Sally of Missouri R. E. Young
  • The larger, later clavichords had separate strings for each key and were unfretted or bundfrei.

    Harpsichords and Clavichords Cynthia A. Hoover
  • He enjoys all rational diversions, unfretted by the superfluities with which we have weighted them.

    Americans and Others Agnes Repplier
British Dictionary definitions for unfretted

fretted

/ˈfrɛtɪd/
adjective
1.
ornamented with angular designs or frets
2.
decorated with fretwork
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