neil neil at TYPOG.CO.UK
Wed Dec 5 15:56:24 UTC 2007

Friggle: not in my Shorter OED, but I believe in Merriam-Webster (which I
haven't got).

Can anyone enlighten me to the meaning...

" Imagine! Friggling away with a tax-collector's daughter. And him away!"

"And faith! Who wouldst thou have me friggle with?'

- Frank Borden Hanes, 'Abel Anders: A Narrative',
Farrar, Straus and Young, 1951, 57

-- Neil Crawford

The American Dialect Society -

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