feazing

[ fee-zing ]

nounNautical.
  1. Often feazings. an unraveled portion at the end of a rope.

Origin of feazing

1
First recorded in 1815–25; feaze1 + -ing1

Words Nearby feazing

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How to use feazing in a sentence

  • Nevertheless, far from feazing him, Challoner felt that in some subtle way the question fitted in with his scheme of things.

    The Red Mouse | William Hamilton Osborne