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After all, there was something rather pitiful in the nature of the child who so disliked any face that was "wizzled," but loved those faces that were fair and smooth.
Vanderwiller, who seemed always to need a shave, and whose face, like that of Margaret's grandfather, was "wizzled."
He always seemed to me like a little wizzled-up, miserly old man.
I recognize many Maine Lingo words that I never hear in the Middle West as words current when I was growing up in central Massachusetts about the time of WWI, for instance: dropped eggs (on toast, of course), wizzled up (old ladies and old apples), nicely and poorly as in "Well, how are you?"
I don't like old, wizzled-up folks, I don't, now I tell ye! "
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