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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bleeze.

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Examples

  • Finding, on her return, that the stranger declined to go into another apartment (which indeed, she allowed, would be but cold and smoky till the fire bleezed up), she installed her guest hospitably by the fire-side, and offered what refreshment her house afforded.

    Chapter XI

  • A bench was set before the sessions-house fire, which bleezed brightly.

    The World's Greatest Books — Volume 06 — Fiction

  • BLEEZE, _v. n_. milk is said to be bleezed when it has become a little sour.

    Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV.

  • A furm was set before the session-house fire, which bleezed brightly, nor had I any thought that such an unearthly place could have been made to look half so comfortable either by coal or candle; so my spirits rose up as if a weight had been taken off them, and I wondered, in my bravery, that a man like me could be afraid of anything.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • Finding, on her return, that the stranger declined to go into another apartment (which, indeed, she allowed, would be but cold and smoky till the fire bleezed up), she installed her guest hospitably by the fireside, and offered what refreshment her house afforded.

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • Do ye think we havena heard o’ your grand popinjay wark yonder, and how ye bleezed away as muckle pouther as wad hae shot a’ the wild-fowl that we’ll want atween and Candlemas — and then ganging majoring to the piper’s Howff wi’ a’ the idle loons in the country, and sitting there birling, at your poor uncle’s cost, nae doubt, wi’ a’ the scaff and raff

    Old Mortality

  • Sae when he came that far, I just up wi 'the het water, and bleezed awa at him; an' noo I maun gang and het some mair for my drap toddy. "

    Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet An Autobiography

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  • A little flustered, as by drink.

    May 12, 2008