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Definition of Frail

Frail

  1. A basket made of rushes, used chiefly for containing figs and raisins.
  2. The quantity of raisins -- about thirty-two, fifty-six, or seventy-five pounds, -- contained in a frail.
  3. A rush for weaving baskets.
  4. Easily broken; fragile; not firm or durable; liable to fail and perish; easily destroyed; not tenacious of life; weak; infirm.
  5. Tender.
  6. Liable to fall from virtue or be led into sin; not strong against temptation; weak in resolution; also, unchaste; -- often applied to fallen women.
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Frail Translations

frail in French is souffreteuxse
frail in Italian is acciaccoso, fragile