Hazed
Haze Haze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hazed} (h[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hazing}.] [Also {hase}.] [Cf. Sw. haza to hamstring, fr. has hough, OD. h[ae]ssen ham.] 1. To harass by exacting unnecessary, disagreeable, or difficult work. [1913 Webster]

2. To harass or annoy by playing abusive or shameful tricks upon; to humiliate by practical jokes; -- used esp. of college students, as an initiation rite into a fraternity or other group; as, the sophomores hazed a freshman. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hase — Haze Haze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hazed} (h[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hazing}.] [Also {hase}.] [Cf. Sw. haza to hamstring, fr. has hough, OD. h[ae]ssen ham.] 1. To harass by exacting unnecessary, disagreeable, or difficult work. [1913 Webster] 2. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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