frounce


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frounce

casous accumulations in the throat of hawks. See also avian trichomoniasis.
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s line "as myche in vayn as [thorn]e mountaunce of a frounce of a kerchef" differs from the Middle French "autant de viude com[m]e estre en vain le ploy d[']un petit meulequin" is that the English has no direct counterpart to the French word viude or Latin vacuum, "lack, shortcoming.
a frounce meant a series of pleats, such as a frilled edge.
For example, in Book 7, Genius explains that one may find in Tullius [ie Cicero] "in what wise he schal pronounce / His tale plein withoute frounce [ambiguity]" (7.