noun, British Theater.
a flat that can be raised to or hung from the flies, and that contains practicable doors, windows, etc.
- French fold
noun a sheet of paper printed on one side, folded once vertically and once horizontally to make a four-page item Examples The French fold is used for greeting cards and formal invitations.
noun, Furniture. 1. Also called knurl toe, scroll foot, whorl foot. a foot of the mid-18th century having the form of a scroll, continuing the leg downward and outward, supported by a shoe. 2. a bracket foot comprising a downward and outward continuation of the adjoining surfaces of the piece, the corner of the foot […]
- French foreign legion
noun 1. a unit of the French Army formerly serving esp in French North African colonies. It is largely recruited from foreigners, with French senior officers
[french-frahy] /ˈfrɛntʃˌfraɪ/ verb (used with object), French-fried, French-frying. 1. to fry in deep fat: to French-fry onion rings. plural noun 1. thin strips of potato that have been deep-fried. n. 1903, American English, earlier French fried potatoes (by 1883). French frieds (1944) never caught on. Simple short form fries attested by 1973. In the Upper […]