n. architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band between the architrave and the cornice; heavy woolen fabric with a long nap
The frieze rounds the top of the wall is delicate.
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Holmes bent over this grotesque frieze for some minutes, and then suddenly sprang to his feet with an exclamation of surprise and dismay.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Soldiers were continually rushing backwards and forwards near it, and he saw two of them and a man in a frieze coat dragging burning beams into another yard across the street, while others carried bundles of hay.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context