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feaze

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[ feez ]
/ fiz /
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verb (used with object), feazed, feaz·ing.Nautical.
to untwist (the end of a rope).
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Origin of feaze

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1560–70; akin to Dutch vezelen to fray, Middle Dutch veze frayed edge, Old English fæs fringe

Other definitions for feaze (2 of 2)

feaze2
[ feez, feyz ]
/ fiz, feɪz /

noun Dialect.
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British Dictionary definitions for feaze (1 of 2)

feaze1
/ (fiːz) /

verb
nautical to make or become unravelled or frayed

Word Origin for feaze

C16: perhaps from obsolete Dutch vese fringe, from Middle Dutch vese, veze fringe; related to Old English fæs

British Dictionary definitions for feaze (2 of 2)

feaze2
/ (fiːz) /

verb, noun
a variant of feeze, faze
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