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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English frym, from Old English freme (vigorous, flourishing), a secondary form of Old English fram (strenuous, active, bold, strong), from Proto-Germanic *framaz, *framiz (forward, protruding), from Proto-Indo-European *promo- (front, forth). Cognate with German fromm (strong, brave), Old English framian (to avail, profit). More at frame.

AdjectiveEdit

frim (comparative more frim, superlative most frim)

  1. (dialectal, archaic or obsolete) Flourishing, thriving
  2. (dialectal, archaic or obsolete) Vigorous
  3. (dialectal, archaic or obsolete) Fresh; luxuriant
    • Michael Drayton
      Through the frim pastures, freely at his leisures.
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Etymology 2Edit

Dialectal variant of fremd.

AdjectiveEdit

frim (comparative frimmer or more frim, superlative frimmest or most frim)

  1. (Britain dialectal) Alternative form of fremd
    frim folk

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

frim (comparative more frim, superlative most frim)

  1. (Judaism) Alternative form of frum

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