Definition of frail:
- A basket made of rushes, used chiefly for containing figs and raisins.
- A rush for weaving baskets.
- Easily broken; fragile; not firm or durable; liable to fail and perish; easily destroyed; not tenacious of life; weak; infirm.
- Liable to fall from virtue or be led into sin; not strong against temptation; weak in resolution; also, unchaste; - often applied to fallen women.
- The quantity of raisins - about thirty- two, fifty- six, or seventy- five pounds, - contained in a frail.
watery, fallible, ticklish, puny, unaccented, breakable, light, fragile, thin, unsubstantial, debile, study at weak, slight, tenuous, strong, sapless, dainty, unsound, delicate, imperfect, sick, infirm, decrepit, finespun, washy, touchy, weak, weakly, human, feeble, insubstantial.
- brittle (part of speech: adjective)
- weak (part of speech: adjective)
- feeble (part of speech: adjective)
- "Rollo in Holland", Jacob Abbott.
- "The-Love-Letters-of-Dorothy-Osborne-to-Sir-William-Temple-1652-54", Osborne, Dorothy.
- "The Grain Of Dust A Novel", David Graham Phillips.