• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mizzy A bog or quagmire.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mizzy A bog or quagmire.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. moisi, moldy, musty, p. p. of moisir, to mold, fr. L. mucere, to be moldy


In literature:

She placed the little Mizzi in the nurse's arms again.
"Fanny Herself" by Edna Ferber
I was thinking of Mizzi.
"The Road to Damascus" by August Strindberg
Mizzi is a pure white Angora, with beautiful blue eyes, and silky fur.
"Concerning Cats" by Helen M. Winslow
Example: quiku kikire ana mizzi = I have a sick head, or a headache.
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
It was here that Hahn and Wallie found Mizzi Markis.
"Half Portions" by Edna Ferber
He would point out the stranger to Fraeulein Mizzi and she would carry his card.
"Europe After 8:15" by H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
And in Muenchen I know a dancer, Mizzi.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
Poetry's the last thing you think of when you're mizzy.
"Harding's luck" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
COUNTESS MIZZIE (Komtesse Mizzi); a comedy in one act; 1909 (1909).
"The Lonely Way--Intermezzo--Countess Mizzie" by Arthur Schnitzler
Whether Mizzi was as innocent as she seemed he could not decide, but now he was determined to let things take their course.
"The Gay Adventure" by Richard Bird

In news:

Vic Mizzy dies at 93.
0 Vic Mizzy at his home in Bel Air.