Tweese
Tweese Tweese, Tweeze Tweeze, n. [OE. tweeze, tweese, fr. F. ['e]tuis, pl. of ['e]tui a case, sheath, box; probably of Teutonic origin; cf. MNG. stuche a wide sleeve in which articles could be carried, OHG. st[=u]hha, G. stauche a short and narrow muff. Cf {Etui}, {Tweezers}.] A surgeon's case of instruments. --Howell. [1913 Webster]

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  • tweese — noun see tweeze I * * * tweeze or tweese «tweez», verb, tweezed, tweezing, noun. –v.t. to pull out with tweezers: »Hairs which spoil the line should be tweezed out (Sunday Times). –n. Obsolete. 1. a case of small instruments, as of a surgeon. 2.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tweeze — Tweese Tweese, Tweeze Tweeze, n. [OE. tweeze, tweese, fr. F. [ e]tuis, pl. of [ e]tui a case, sheath, box; probably of Teutonic origin; cf. MNG. stuche a wide sleeve in which articles could be carried, OHG. st[=u]hha, G. stauche a short and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tweezers — Twee zers, n. pl. [See {Tweese}.] Small pinchers used to pluck out hairs, and for other purposes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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