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feeze

[feez, feyz] /fiz, feɪz/
noun, Dialect
1.
a state of vexation or worry.
2.
a violent rush or impact.
Also, feaze.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English fese blast, rush, fesen to drive, chase, frighten; compare Old English (Anglian) fēsan, (West Saxon) fȳsan
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British Dictionary definitions for feeze

feeze

/fiːz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to beat
2.
to drive off
3.
(mainly US) to disconcert; worry
noun
4.
a rush
5.
(mainly US) a state of agitation
Word Origin
Old English fēsian
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