Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Fre"quent (?), a. [L. frequens, -entis, crowded, frequent, akin to farcire to stuff: cf. F. fréquent. Cf. Farce, n.]
1. Often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits. Frequent feudal towers."
2. Addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in any practice; habitual; persistent.
He has been loud and frequent in declaring himself hearty for the government.
3. Full; crowded; thronged. [Obs.]
'T is Cæsar's will to have a frequent senate.
4. Often or commonly reported. [Obs.]
'T is frequent in the city he hath subdued
The Catti and the Daci.
Fre*quent" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frequented; p. pr. & vb. n. Frequenting.] [L. frequentare: cf. F. fréquenter. See Frequent, a.]
1. To visit often; to resort to often or habitually.
He frequented the court of Augustus.
2. To make full; to fill. [Obs.]
With their sighs the air
Frequenting, sent from hearts contrite.