the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)
"an invalid's frail body"
fallible, frail, imperfect, weak(adj)
wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
"I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity"
delicate, fragile, frail(adj)
easily broken or damaged or destroyed
"a kite too delicate to fly safely"; "fragile porcelain plates"; "fragile old bones"; "a frail craft"
A basket made of rushes, used chiefly for containing figs and raisins.
The quantity of raisins contained in a frail.
A rush for weaving baskets.
To play a stringed instrument, usually a banjo, by picking with the back of a fingernail.
Easily broken; mentally or physically fragile; not firm or durable; liable to fail and perish; easily destroyed; not tenacious of life; weak; infirm.
Liable to fall from virtue or be led into sin; not strong against temptation; weak in resolution; unchaste.
Origin: From frele, from fragilis. Cognate to fraction, fracture, and fragile.
a basket made of rushes, used chiefly for containing figs and raisins
the quantity of raisins -- about thirty-two, fifty-six, or seventy-five pounds, -- contained in a frail
a rush for weaving baskets
easily broken; fragile; not firm or durable; liable to fail and perish; easily destroyed; not tenacious of life; weak; infirm
liable to fall from virtue or be led into sin; not strong against temptation; weak in resolution; also, unchaste; -- often applied to fallen women
Origin: [OE. frele, freile, OF. fraile, frele, F. frle, fr. L. fragilis. See Fragile.]
Frail is an album by Norwegian singer-songwiter Maria Solheim released in 2004 by Kirkelig Kulturverksted.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
frāl, adj. wanting in strength or firmness: weak: unchaste.—adj. Frail′ish, somewhat frail.—adv. Frail′ly.—ns. Frail′ness, Frail′ty, weakness: infirmity. [O. Fr. fraile—L. fragilis, fragile.]
frāl, n. a rush: a basket made of rushes. [O. Fr. frayel; of dubious origin.]
The numerical value of frail in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of frail in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of frail in a Sentence
The memories of men are too frail a thread to hang history from.
When you think of these cases, don't think of frail, old, sick men and women.
I think watching her frail but tough spirit made me just feel a special connection with her.
I saw a very gaunt, frail-looking child, who at that time to me looked like a 5-, 6- or 7-year-old boy.
A thou shalt not bluster the lesser, forasmuchas equilibrium aligns the once all mighty before the frail, for mercy.
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