Definition of Frail

  • (n.) A basket made of rushes, used chiefly for containing figs and raisins.
  • (n.) The quantity of raisins -- about thirty-two, fifty-six, or seventy-five pounds, -- contained in a frail.
  • (n.) A rush for weaving baskets.
  • (superl) Easily broken; fragile; not firm or durable; liable to fail and perish; easily destroyed; not tenacious of life; weak; infirm.
  • (superl) Tender.
  • (superl) 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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