A thorough search of person, effects or premesis, usually for stolen goods, weapons, or narcotics; the act of going through a victim's pockets in a robbery.

- american underworld dictionary - 1950

Frisk (?), a. [OF. frieque, cf. OHG. frise lively, brisk, fresh, Dan. & Sw. frisk, Icel. friskr. See Fresh, a.]

Lively; brisk; frolicsome; frisky.

[Obs.]

Bp. Hall.

 

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Frisk, n.

A frolic; a fit of wanton gayety; a gambol: a little playful skip or leap.

Johnson.

 

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Frisk, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Frisked (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Frisking.]

To leap, skip, dance, or gambol, in fronc and gayety.

The frisking satyrs on the summits danced. Addison.

 

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