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feazing

[ fee-zing ]
/ ˈfi zɪŋ /
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noun Nautical.

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

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Origin of feazing

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