feeze

feeze

[feez, feyz]
noun Dialect.
1.
a state of vexation or worry.
2.
a violent rush or impact.
Also, feaze.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English fese blast, rush, fesen to drive, chase, frighten; compare Old English (Anglian) fēsan, (West Saxon) fȳsan

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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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