Friends, today’s word has made me so happy. It means many things including:
A kind of basket made of rushes, used for packing figs, raisins, etc.; the quantity of raisins, etc. (30 to 75 lbs.) contained in this.“frail, n.1.” OED Online, Oxford University Press, June 2020, http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/74131. Accessed 31 July 2020.
And it’s only used once!
• 1.080 Laid low their towers and houses frail.
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[…] [01.080] The bells were ringing in the dale And men looked up with faces pale; The dragon’s ire more fierce than fire Laid low their towers and houses frail. […]