variants: or less commonly neese \ ˈnēz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of neeze

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: sneeze

neeze

noun
variants: or less commonly neese \ " \
plural -s

Definition of neeze (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: sneeze

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History and Etymology for neeze

Intransitive verb

Middle English nesen, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hnjōsa to sneeze; akin to Old High German niosan to sneeze

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