feaze

feaze

1 [feez]
verb (used with object), feazed, feazing. Nautical.
to untwist (the end of a rope).

Origin:
1560–70; akin to Dutch vezelen to fray, Middle Dutch veze frayed edge, Old English fæs fringe

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feaze

2 [feez, feyz]
noun
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feaze1 (fiːz)
 
vb
nautical to make or become unravelled or frayed
 
[C16: perhaps from obsolete Dutch vese fringe, from Middle Dutch vese, veze fringe; related to Old English fæs]

feaze2 (fiːz)
 
vb, —n
feeze a variant of faze

feeze or dialect feaze (fiːz)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to beat
2.  to drive off
3.  chiefly (US) to disconcert; worry
 
n
4.  a rush
5.  chiefly (US) a state of agitation
 
[Old English fēsian]
 
feaze or dialect feaze
 
vb
 
n
 
[Old English fēsian]

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