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1831, John James Audubon, ''Ornithological Biography: Volume 1'', ''Blue-grey Fly-catcher''
- Its nest is composed of the frailest materials, and is light and small in proportion to the size of the bird
1922, Isaac Rosenberg, ''by Isaac Rosenberg/Dawn|Dawn''
- O as the soft and frail lights break upon your eyelids
A rush for weaving baskets.
1948, C. Henry Warren, ''The English Counties'', ''Essex'', Odhams, p. 170:
- The scythe, the sickle and the flail (or "frail", is it is invariably called) - these should surely be incorporated in the county arms, for on their use much of the prosperity of Essex has always rested until now.
1931, (w) / (w), ‘Minnie the Moocher’:
- She was the roughest, toughest frail, but Minnie had a heart as big as a whale.
(RQ:Fitzgerald Tender is the Night)
1939, (w), ''The Big Sleep'', Penguin 2011, p. 148:
- ‘She's pickin' 'em tonight, right on the nose,’ he said. ‘That tall black-headed frail.’
1941, Preston Sturges, ''Sullivan's Travels|Sullivan's Travels'', published in ''Five Screenplays'', (ISBN), page 77:
- Sullivan, the girl and the butler get to the ground. The girl wears a turtle-neck sweater, a cap slightly sideways, a torn coat, turned-up pants and sneakers.
- SULLIVAN Why don't you go back with the car... You look about as much like a boy as West|Mae West.
- THE GIRL All right, they'll think I'm your frail.