- 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
Gabrielle E. Jackson
Her opinion of him, however, did not feaze Harris in the least.The Girls of Hillcrest Farm
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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