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FREAK, noun

1. Literally, a sudden starting or change of place. Hence,

2. A sudden causeless change or turn of the mind; a whim or fancy; a capricious prank.

She is restless and peevish, and sometimes in a freak will instantly change her habitation.

FREAK, verb transitive [Heb. to divide.]

To variegate; to checker.

FREAKed with many a mingled hue.