feeze

or feaze

[ feez, feyz ]
/ fiz, feɪz /

noun Dialect.

a state of vexation or worry.
a violent rush or impact.

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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

(tr) to beat
to drive off
mainly US to disconcert; worry

noun

a rush
mainly US a state of agitation

Word Origin for feeze

Old English fēsian
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