feaze

noun

variant spelling of

1 chiefly dialectal : rush
2 dialect : a state of alarm or excitement
\ ˈfāz, ˈfēz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of feaze (Entry 2 of 2)

1 dialectal, British : to become frayed usually used with out his coat was all feazed out at the edges
2 dialectal, British : to become rough or jagged at the edges

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History and Etymology for feaze

Intransitive verb

probably from obsolete Dutch vase, vese fringe, frayed edge, from Middle Dutch

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“Feaze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feaze. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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