Feeze
Feeze Feeze, n. Fretful excitement. [Obs.] See {Feaze}. [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

  • feeze — [fēz, fāz] n. [ME fesen, to drive, put to flight < OE fesian, to drive < fus, eager < IE base * pent , to go toward > FIND] 1. [Brit. Dial.] a rush, hard impact, or rub 2. Informal perturbation …   English World dictionary

  • feeze — I. transitive verb or feaze ˈfēz, ˈfāz ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English fesen, from Old English fēsian; perhaps akin to Norwegian fuse to gush, rush, Old Norse fjūka to be driven by the wind more at fog …   Useful english dictionary

  • feeze — noun Etymology: Middle English veze, from fesen, vesen to drive away more at faze Date: 14th century 1. chiefly dialect rush 2. dialect a state of alarm or excitement …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • feeze — /feez, fayz/, n. Dial. 1. a state of vexation or worry. 2. a violent rush or impact. Also, feaze. [1350 1400; ME fese blast, rush, fesen to drive, chase, frighten; cf. OE (Anglian) fesan, (West Saxon) fysan] * * * …   Universalium

  • feeze — n. state of alarm or excitement; rush v. beat; chastise; humble; worry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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… …   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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