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After all, it was Frisk who did it, and I did not even see Frisk do it.

Then you had Frisk with you, and I suppose as playful as usual?

He wanted to take with him his drum and his rocking-chair, and Frisk his dog.

It's long past Frisk's dinner-time, and he has not brought her food!

When I frisk a pair of cut-throats with them, it's different.

All muffled up in brindled shawls, do caper, frisk, and spring?'

Every now and then the creature begins to frisk about and pull away from him.

Mr. Heath, bring on your Chinese and let them gambol and frisk.

They'd frisk me of my roll an' we'd never see it ag'in, less we made a runnin' fight of it.

Whenever the fawn caught up, he was quite content to frisk about.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, "to dance, frolic," from Middle English frisk "lively" (mid-15c.), from Middle French frisque "lively, brisk," from Old French frisque "fresh, new; merry, animated" (13c.), possibly from a Germanic source (cf. Middle Dutch vrisch "fresh," Old High German frisc "lively;" see fresh (adj.1)). Sense of "pat down in a search" first recorded 1781. Related: Frisked; frisking. As a noun from 1520s.

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