(Fre*quent") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frequented; p. pr. & vb. n. Frequenting.] [L. frequentare: cf. F. fréquenter. See Frequent, a.]

1. To visit often; to resort to often or habitually.

He frequented the court of Augustus.

2. To make full; to fill. [Obs.]

With their sighs the air
Frequenting, sent from hearts contrite.

(Fre*quent"a*ble) a. Accessible. [R.] Sidney.

(Fre*quent"age) n. The practice or habit of frequenting. [R.] Southey.

(Fre"quen*ta"tion) n. [L. frequentatio a crowding together, frequency: cf. F. fréquentation.] The act or habit of frequenting or visiting often; resort. Chesterfield.

(Fre*quent"a*tive) a. [L. frequentativus: cf. F. fréquentatif.] (Gram.) Serving to express the frequent repetition of an action; as, a frequentative verb.n. A frequentative verb.

(Fre*quent*er) n. One who frequents; one who often visits, or resorts to customarily.

(Fre*quent*ly) adv. At frequent or short intervals; many times; often; repeatedly; commonly.

(Fre"quent*ness), n. The quality of being frequent.

(||Frère) n. [F. See Friar.] A friar. Chaucer.

(Fres"cade) n. [See Fresco, Fresh, a.] A cool walk; shady place. [R.] Maunder.

(Fres"co) n.; pl. Frescoes or Frescos [It., fr. fresco fresh; of German origin. See Fresh, a.]

1. A cool, refreshing state of the air; duskiness; coolness; shade. [R.] Prior.

2. (Fine Arts) (a) The art of painting on freshly spread plaster, before it dries. (b) In modern parlance, incorrectly applied to painting on plaster in any manner. (c) A painting on plaster in either of senses a and b.

(Fres"co), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frescoed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Frescoing.] To paint in fresco, as walls.

(Fresh) a. [Compar. Fresher (-er); superl. Freshest.] [OE. fresch, AS. fersc; akin to D. versch, G. frisch, OHG. frisc, Sw. frisk, Dan. frisk, fersk, Icel. friskr frisky, brisk, ferskr fresh; cf. It. fresco, OF. fres, freis, fem. freske, fresche, F. frais, fem. fraîche, which are of German origin. Cf. Fraischeur, Fresco, Frisk.]

1. Possessed of original life and vigor; new and strong; unimpaired; sound.

2. New; original; additional. "Fear of fresh mistakes." Sir W. Scott.

A fresh pleasure in every fresh posture of the limbs.

3. Lately produced, gathered, or prepared for market; not stale; not dried or preserved; not wilted, faded, or tainted; in good condition; as, fresh vegetables, flowers, eggs, meat, fruit, etc.; recently made or obtained; occurring again; repeated; as, a fresh supply of goods; fresh tea, raisins, etc.; lately come or made public; as, fresh news; recently taken from a well or spring; as, fresh water.

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