Mizzling
Mizzle Miz"zle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Mizzled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mizzling}.] [See {Misle}, and cf. {Mistle}.] 1. To rain in very fine drops; to drizzle. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To take one's self off; to go. [Slang] [1913 Webster]

As long as George the Fourth could reign, he reigned, And then he mizzled. --Epigram, quoted by Wright. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Mizzled — Mizzle Miz zle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Mizzled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mizzling}.] [See {Misle}, and cf. {Mistle}.] 1. To rain in very fine drops; to drizzle. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To take one s self off; to go. [Slang] [1913 Webster] As long as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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