FRIEZE, noun freez. [Gr. to shiver or tremble with fear, whose elements are frg or frk.]
1. Properly, the nap on woolen cloth; hence, a kind of coarse woolen cloth or stuff, with a nap on one side.
2. In architecture, that part of the entablature of a column which is between the architrave and cornice. It is a flat member or face, usually enriched with figures of animals or other ornaments of sculpture, whence its name.
Cornice or frieze with bossy sculptures graven.