Definitions

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  • v. To blaze.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Scotch form of blaze.
  • To become slightly sour, as milk.

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Examples

  • An as he skellied intae the white bleeze, a troop o droid surveillance puggies advanced in heelstergowdie formation alang the corridor roof, skited by owre his heid an wi a clatter o mettalic cleuks, skittered awa eastwards doon the shadowy vennel.

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  • "I think I would too," said he, "for your een have started the bleeze a'ready, and I'm dootin 'it'll finish in brimstane."

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  • "Burn," says Ronny -- "burn; they'll hiv a bleeze ye'll see for twenty miles -- we're bate, Dan."

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  • He'd holler an 'holler, an' 'bout de time you think he bleeze ter be 'shame' er hollerin 'so much, he'd up an' holler 'gi'n.

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  • I was seized with a severe shaking of the knees and a flapping at the heart, when, through the garret window, I saw the signal posts were in a bleeze, and that the French had landed.

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  • He showed me the chinks in the sides through which the kirk seemed “all in a bleeze,” and he pointed out the identical place on the wall where Old Nick was presiding over the midnight revels of the beldames when ” “Louder and louder the piper blew,

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  • Auchindoun was in a bleeze, an hour before the dawning

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  • Wun da nex 'day mornin' come, da Affiky oomans say 'e bleeze fer hab dem aig.

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  • Dey start back, dey did, un w'en dey git four er five mile out er town, hit come 'cross Brer Fox min 'dat he done come away un lef' a plug er terbacker in de sto ', en he say he bleeze ter go back atter it.

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  • Roun 'the bleeze o' them sticks has sot seven, eight, nine, or may be a dozen, o 'the darndest cut-throats as ever crossed the Sabine; an' that's sayin 'a goodish deal.

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