mazy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj mazy resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity "a labyrinthine network of tortuous footpaths"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Mazy Perplexed with turns and windings; winding; intricate; confusing; perplexing; embarrassing; as, mazy error. "To range amid the mazy thicket.""To run the ring, and trace the mazy round."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mazy Having the character of a maze; perplexing from turns and windings; winding; intricate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Mazy full of mazes or windings: intricate
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Maze

Usage

In literature:

Before a sudden gust they were spun helplessly upward, sported aloft in mazy arabesques, scattered upon the breeze.
"If Winter Comes" by A.S.M. Hutchinson
Wood-roving Bacchus there, with mazy round, And his nymph nurses range the unoffended ground.
"The Seven Plays in English Verse" by Sophocles
When I go back from Billy's place I always have to roam The mazy road, the crazy road that leads the long way home.
"A Book for Kids" by C. J. (Clarence Michael James) Dennis
As the carriage-road now pursues its mazy course through ...
"Brannon's Picture of The Isle of Wight" by George Brannon
Let me lead you forth into the mazy dance.
"Bluebell" by Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
And her name was Mazie Wetherell.
"The Gay Cockade" by Temple Bailey
He pursued the fleeting testimonial through the mazy symptoms of disease (largely imaginary) and cure (wholly mythical).
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
I leave here one bag of beads in a skin, 2 bags of Sungo mazi 746 and 756 blue.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume II (of 2), 1869-1873" by David Livingstone
He hesitated among the intersecting ways, mazy, enchanting, and flower-bordered.
"Atmâ" by Caroline Augusta Frazer
Ward's sister Mazie is another; and that might account for her being at his house so much.
"The Banner Boy Scouts" by George A. Warren
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In poetry:

But when with aimless, trackless skill
Is twin'd a mazy chain,
In the warm foldings of a heart,
Perforce it must remain.
"Vignette - VI" by Matilda Betham
The Mawddach, how she trips! though throttled
If floodtide teeming thrills her full,
And mazy sands all water-wattled
Waylay her at ebb, past Penmaen Pool.
"Penmaen Pool" by Gerard Manley Hopkins
From Kymin's crag, with fragments strewed; From Skirid, bleak and high;
From Penalt's shaggy solitude;
From Wyndcliff, desolate and rude,
That frowns o'er mazy Wye.
"The Harp Of Hoel" by William Lisle Bowles
Where is the song of Troubadour?
Where are the lute and gay tambour
They loved of yore?
Where is the mazy dance of old,
The flowing robes, inwrought with gold,
The dancers wore?
"Coplas De Manrique (From The Spanish)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Yes! she will lead me to thy mazy bow'r,
And point where early cropt lies many a flow'r!
She bids me fair religion's steps pursue,
And dauntless yield, when nature claims her due.
"Ode on Death" by Emma Lyon
"School'd in the science of Love's mazy wiles,
I clothed each feature with affected scorn;
I spoke of jealous doubts, and fickle smiles,
And, feigning, left her anxious and forlorn.
"Elegy XXVI. Describing the Sorrow of An Ingeneous Mind" by William Shenstone

In news:

Rep Mazie Hirono gives a victory speech at the Japanese Cultural Center, Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 in Honolulu.
Mazie Hirono is an Asian-American woman, and a Buddhist - having been elected last night, she will be the first US senator to represent either of those groups and the first woman senator ever to represent Hawaii.
Democratic contender Mazie Hirono 2nd Congressional District, US House, center, speaks with Maryan St Claire, left, at Windward Mall in Kaneohe, Hawaii before tomorrow's election, Monday, Nov 6, 2006.
Taste Unique, Bar Avignon , Tart, Sushi Mazi and Fat Kitty.
She had just been rescued and a family member didn't shut door all the way and Mazy got out.
Marin Catholic head football coach Mazi Moayed shouts to players from the sidelines during the Wildcats' game against St Ignatius at Marin Catholic in Kentfield, Calif on Saturday, Sept 1, 2012.
"We've had a lot of schools out here," Marin Catholic coach Mazi Moayed said.
On her path toward the US Senate, Mazie Hirono fiercely touted her Democratic ideals, arguing that her party's stances and leaders better reflect the values of Hawaii.
A new poll says that US Rep Mazie Hirono leads former Gov Linda Lingle by a wide margin in the race to be Hawaii's next senator.
Ask US Sen.-elect Mazie Hirono and Congresswoman-elect Tulsi Gabbard, who won a congressional seat the very first time she tried.
View full size Special to The Plain Dealer Members of the Kaiser Permanente senior softball team, from left, are (first row) Ken Kendleburg, Fred Cooper, Joe Mazie, Frank Krawczyk and Tim Klodnick.
She was born June 21, 1926, in Todd, a daughter of the late Merle and Mazie (Kuhns) Hoover.
Rep Mazie K Hirono, a Democrat, is defeating a former two-term governor more.
US Senate candidate Rep Mazie K Hirono addresses the crowd during the Democratic Grand Rally at the Maui Tropical Plantation on Saturday afternoon as Democratic Party officials and Maui candidates look on.
Funeral services for Deaconess Mazie J Moody , conducted by the Rev.
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In science:

Berghmans, D., Hochedez, J.F., Defise, J.M., Lecat, J.H., Nicula, B., Slemzin, V., Lawrence, G., Katsyiannis, A.C., van der Linden, R., Zhukov, A., Clette, F., Rochus, P., Mazy, E., Thibert, T., Nicolosi, P., Pelizzo, M.-G., Sch¨uhle, U.: 2006, Advances in Space Research 38, 1807. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2005.03.070.
On the Nature and Genesis of EUV Waves: A Synthesis of Observations from SOHO, STEREO, SDO, and Hinode
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