Feeze

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Feeze Fretful excitement. Obs See Feaze.
    • Feeze To beat; to chastise; to humble; to worry.
    • Feeze To turn, as a screw.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • feeze To drive off; frighten away; put to flight.
    • feeze To drive; compel; urge.
    • feeze To beat; whip; chastise.
    • feeze To vex; worry; harass; plague; tease; disturb.
    • feeze To do for; settle or finish.
    • feeze To fret; be in a fume; worry: as, she frets and feezes.
    • n feeze A race; a run; a running start, as for a leap.
    • n feeze Vexation; worry; fret.
    • feeze To sneeze.
    • feeze To untwist the end of (anything made of threads or fibers); ravel out.
    • feeze To untwist; ravel out.
    • feeze To dawdle; loiter.
    • feeze To screw; twist; tighten by screwing.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
For sense 1, cf. F. visser, to screw, vis, screw, or 1st E. feaze, v.t.: for sense 2, see Feese