To feeze up
Feeze Feeze, v. t. [For sense 1, cf. F. visser to screw, vis screw, or 1st E. feaze, v.t.: for sense 2, see {Feese}.] 1. To turn, as a screw. [Scot] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

2. To beat; to chastise; to humble; to worry. [Obs.] [Written also {feaze}, {feize}, {pheese}.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

{To feeze up}, to work into a passion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Feeze — Feeze, v. t. [For sense 1, cf. F. visser to screw, vis screw, or 1st E. feaze, v.t.: for sense 2, see {Feese}.] 1. To turn, as a screw. [Scot] Jamieson. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat; to chastise; to humble; to worry. [Obs.] [Written also {feaze},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feaze — Feeze Feeze, v. t. [For sense 1, cf. F. visser to screw, vis screw, or 1st E. feaze, v.t.: for sense 2, see {Feese}.] 1. To turn, as a screw. [Scot] Jamieson. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat; to chastise; to humble; to worry. [Obs.] [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feize — Feeze Feeze, v. t. [For sense 1, cf. F. visser to screw, vis screw, or 1st E. feaze, v.t.: for sense 2, see {Feese}.] 1. To turn, as a screw. [Scot] Jamieson. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat; to chastise; to humble; to worry. [Obs.] [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pheese — Feeze Feeze, v. t. [For sense 1, cf. F. visser to screw, vis screw, or 1st E. feaze, v.t.: for sense 2, see {Feese}.] 1. To turn, as a screw. [Scot] Jamieson. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat; to chastise; to humble; to worry. [Obs.] [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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