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Wordnet 3.0


1. worn away or tattered along the edges;
- Example: "frayed cuffs"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fray \Fray\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frayed (fr[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Fraying.] [See 1st Fray, and cf. Affray.] To frighten; to terrify; to alarm. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] What frays ye, that were wont to comfort me affrayed? --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

frayed adj 1: worn away or tattered along the edges; "frayed cuffs"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "frayed": dowdy, down-at-heel, down-at-the-heels, frazzled, full of holes, holey, in rags, in shreds, in tatters, patchy, ragged, raggedy, ratty, scruffy, seedy, shabby, shoddy, tacky, tattered, tatty, torn