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feeze

or feaze

[feez, feyz]
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noun Dialect.
  1. a state of vexation or worry.
  2. 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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British Dictionary definitions for feeze

feeze

feaze

dialect
verb
  1. (tr) to beat
  2. to drive off
  3. mainly US to disconcert; worry
noun
  1. a rush
  2. mainly US a state of agitation

Word Origin

Old English fēsian
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