feaze

1 of 2

noun

variant spelling of feeze

1
chiefly dialectal : rush
2
dialect : a state of alarm or excitement

feaze

2 of 2

intransitive verb

ˈfāz,
ˈfēz
-ed/-ing/-s
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

Word History

Etymology

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 29 Feb. 2024.

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