- to untwist (the end of a rope).
Origin of feaze1
1560–70; akin to Dutch vezelen to fray, Middle Dutch veze frayed edge, Old English fæs fringe
- a state of vexation or worry.
- a violent rush or impact.
Origin of feeze
1350–1400; Middle English fese blast, rush, fesen to drive, chase, frighten; compare Old English (Anglian) fēsan, (West Saxon) fȳsan
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Examples from the Web for feaze
She gets them, any way, and they don't seem to feaze her a particle.Peggy Stewart at School</p>
Gabrielle E. Jackson
Her opinion of him, however, did not feaze Harris in the least.The Girls of Hillcrest Farm</p>
Amy Bell Marlowe
But it's only fair to warn you that it may turn up some things that'll feaze you.The Price
- 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
- (tr) to beat
- to drive off
- mainly US to disconcert; worry
- a rush
- mainly US a state of agitation
Old English fēsian
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