Haze
Haze Haze (h[=a]z), n. [Cf. Icel. h["o]ss gray; akin to AS. hasu, heasu, gray; or Armor. a['e]zen, ['e]zen, warm vapor, exhalation, zephyr.] 1. Light vapor or smoke in the air which more or less impedes vision, with little or no dampness; a lack of transparency in the air; hence, figuratively, obscurity; dimness. [1913 Webster]

O'er the sky The silvery haze of summer drawn. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

Above the world's uncertain haze. --Keble. [1913 Webster]

2. A state of confusion, uncertainty, or vagueness of thought or perception; as, after the explosion, people were wandering around in a haze. [PJC]


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