Definition of Frieze. Meaning of Frieze. Synonyms of Frieze

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Definition of Frieze

Frieze
Frieze Frieze, v. t. To make a nap on (cloth); to friz. See Friz, v. t., 2. Friezing machine, a machine for friezing cloth; a friezing machine.
Frieze
Frieze Frieze, n. [Perh. the same word as frieze a, kind of cloth. Cf. Friz.] (Arch.) (a) That part of the entablature of an order which is between the architrave and cornice. It is a flat member or face, either uniform or broken by triglyphs, and often enriched with figures and other ornaments of sculpture. (b) Any sculptured or richly ornamented band in a building or, by extension, in rich pieces of furniture. See Illust. of Column. Cornice or frieze with bossy sculptures graven. --Milton.
Frieze
Frieze Frieze, n. [F. frise, perh. originally a woolen cloth or stuff from Friesland (F. Frise); cf. LL. frisii panni and frissatus pannus, a shaggy woolen cloth, F. friser to friz, curl. Cf. Friz.] A kind of coarse woolen cloth or stuff with a shaggy or tufted (friezed) nap on one side. ``Robes of frieze.' --Goldsmith.

Meaning of Frieze from wikipedia

- In architecture, the frieze /friːz/ is the wide central section part of an entablature and may be plain in the Ionic or Doric order, or decorated with...
- Beethoven Frieze is a painting by Gustav Klimt on display in the Secession Building, Vienna, Austria. In 1901, Klimt painted the Beethoven Frieze for the...
- The Parthenon frieze is the high-relief pentelic marble sculpture created to adorn the upper part of the Parthenon’s naos. It was sculpted between c. 443...
- frieze is a contemporary art magazine, published eight times a year from London. frieze was founded in 1991 by Frieze Art Fair founders Amanda Sharp and...
- In the history of textiles, frieze (French: frisé) is a Middle English term for a co**** woollen, plain weave cloth with a nap on one side. The nap was...
- In mathematics, a frieze or frieze pattern is a design on a two-dimensional surface that is repetitive in one direction. Such patterns occur frequently...
- August Strindberg, whom he painted, as he embarked on his major canon The Frieze of Life, depicting a series of deeply-felt themes such as love, anxiety...
- frieze is the wide central section of an entablature. Frieze may also refer to: Frieze (textile), a napped woolen cloth made from Frisian wool Frieze...
- The Friesian (also Frizian) is a horse breed originating in Friesland, in the Netherlands. Although the conformation of the breed resembles that of a light...
- front stairway alone is almost 20 metres wide. The base is decorated with a frieze in high relief showing the battle between the Giants and the Olympian gods...
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