Definitions

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  • n. the state of being mazy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being mazy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being mazy or mazed; perplexity or perplexingness.

Etymologies

mazy +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Porticobello House, and I had solicited her to become a copartner with this unassuming self in the maziness of a waltz; but, not being the carpet-knight, and consequently treading the measure with too great frequency upon the toes of my fair auxiliary, she suggested a temporary withdrawal from circulation.

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.

  • With the same marvellous patience, and with the same single shark's tooth, of his one poor jack-knife, he will carve you a bit of bone sculpture, not quite as workmanlike, but as close packed in its maziness of design, as the Greek savage, Achilles's shield; and full of barbaric spirit and suggestiveness, as the prints of that fine old Dutch savage, Albert

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • With the same marvellous patience, and with the same single shark's tooth, of his one poor jack-knife, he will carve you a bit of bone sculpture, not quite as workmanlike, but as close packed in its maziness of design, as the Greek savage, Achilles's shield; and full of barbaric spirit and suggestiveness, as the prints of that fine old Dutch savage, Albert Durer.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • a bit of bone sculpture, not quite as workmanlike, but as close packed in its maziness of design, as the Greek savage,

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

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