What is the difference between Frieze and Entablature?

The difference between frieze and entablature

is that “frieze” is a kind of coarse woolen cloth or stuff with a shaggy or tufted nap on one side and “entablature” is all that part of a classical temple above the capitals of the columns; includes the architrave, frieze, and cornice but not the roof.

frieze

entablature

Noun

  • A kind of coarse woolen cloth or stuff with a shaggy or tufted (friezed) nap on one side.

Exemple

  • This dark, frieze-coated, hoarse, teeth-chattering month […]
  • From beggar’s frieze to monarch’s robe,
  • One common doom is pass’d;
  • Sweet nature’s works, the swelling globe,
  • Must all burn out at last.
  • “You may shoot, or you may not,” cried Scarrow, striking his hand upon the breast of his frieze jacket.

Verb

  • (transitive) To make a nap on (cloth); to friz.

Noun

  • (architecture) All that part of a classical temple above the capitals of the columns; includes the architrave, frieze, and cornice but not the roof