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 {feaze}, {feize}, {pheese}.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(as the end of a rope), , ,


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  • Feaze — Feaze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Feazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Feazing}.] [Cf. OE. faseln to ravel, fr. AS. f[ae]s fringe; akin to G. fasen to separate fibers or threads, fasen, faser, thread, filament, OHG. faso.] To untwist; to unravel, as the end of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feaze — Feaze, v. t. [See {Feese}.] To beat; to chastise; also, to humble; to harass; to worry. [Obs.] insworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feaze — Feaze, n. A state of anxious or fretful excitement; worry; vexation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feaze — [fēz, fāz] vt. feazed, feazing var. of FAZE …   English World dictionary

  • feaze — feaze1 /feez/, v.t., feazed, feazing. Naut. to untwist (the end of a rope). [1560 70; akin to D vezelen to fray, MD veze frayed edge, OE faes fringe] feaze2 /feez, fayz/, n. feeze. * * * …   Universalium

  • feaze — v. untwist the ends of a rope, unravel the braid of a rope …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feaze — v. a. Untwist (as the end of a rope), ravel, ravel out, unravel …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • feaze — I. variant of feeze II. ˈfāz, ˈfēz intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: probably from obsolete Dutch vase, vese fringe, frayed edge, from Middle Dutch more at fash 1. dialect Britain : to become frayed usually used with out …   Useful english dictionary

  • Veffidas Feaze — Infobox animanga character name = series = Macross 7 caption = Veffidas drumming up a beat first = last = creator = voiced by = Urara Takano oaux* name = oaux* = nickname = alias = age = 20 gender = Female species = Zentradi born = death =… …   Wikipedia

  • Feazed — Feaze Feaze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Feazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Feazing}.] [Cf. OE. faseln to ravel, fr. AS. f[ae]s fringe; akin to G. fasen to separate fibers or threads, fasen, faser, thread, filament, OHG. faso.] To untwist; to unravel, as the end …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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