Pronunciation: (frēz),[key] —n. 1. Archit. a. the part of a classical entablature between the architrave and the cornice, usually decorated with sculpture in low relief. See diag. under column. b. any decorative band on an outside wall, broader than a stringcourse and bearing lettering, sculpture, etc.
2. any decorative band at the top or beneath the cornice of an interior wall, a piece of furniture, etc.
3. Furniture.skirt (def. 6b).
Pronunciation: (frēz),[key] —n. a heavy, napped woolen cloth for coats.