Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See feeze.
- v. alternative spelling of faze.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To untwist; to unravel, as the end of a rope.
- v. obsolete To beat; to chastise; also, to humble; to harass; to worry.
- n. obsolete A state of anxious or fretful excitement; worry; vexation.
“Fax prompted no fewer than thirty-three suggested alternatives, mc\uAmgfab, fays, feats, fuzz, feaze, phase, and at least two more that are unknown to lexicography: falx and phase.”
“Merely that yonder oil-shoot turned into a mud-bath doesn't feaze him," chuckled Jack to Mark.”
“She gets them, any way, and they don't seem to feaze her a particle.”
“A few of them, e. g., to collide and to feaze, were archaic English terms brought to new birth; a few others, e. g., to holler21 and to muss, were obviously mere corruptions.”
“He is smart and active as ever - walks fifteen miles and it doesn't feaze him.”
“Your mother is anxious to have you come home, but I tell her that a little thing like pulling a professor out of the fire isn't likely to feaze a Garwood!”
“You see, I had graduated on Lewis Wentz's steamer and a twenty-mile clip didn't feaze me any, though there were times when I'd forget which things to pull, and this always seemed to rattle his little nerves.”
“There was some rubberin 'at her, of course, and I expect we had the safety vault crowd guessin' as to what kind of a prize the Van Urbans had won, but it didn't feaze her a bit.”
“You can't feaze Vee, though, when she starts in to be folksy.”
“Fire away, Abe; you couldn't feaze me none," Felix replied in the accents of Newark, N.J. "Well, Felix, it's like this," Abe went on: "If we would be selling goods to J.B. Morgan, y'understand, and Mawruss here he is buying for eight dollars a fur overcoat -- understand me -- he right away would want another statement.”
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