tweezing

tweeze

[tweez]
verb (used with object), tweezed, tweezing.
to pluck, as with tweezers.

Origin:
1940–45; back formation from tweezers

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tweeze (twiːz)
 
vb
chiefly (US) to take hold of or pluck (hair, small objects, etc) with or as if with tweezers
 
[C17: back formation from tweezers]

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tweeze
"to pluck with tweezers," 1932, back-formation from tweezers.
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