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  • adv. In a mazy manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a mazy manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a mazy manner; by winding and turning; with confusion or perplexity.


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mazy +‎ -ly


  • Fettes was far through his third tumbler, stupidly fuddled, now nodding over, now staring mazily around him; but at the last word he seemed to awaken, and repeated the name ‘Macfarlane’ twice, quietly enough the first time, but with sudden emotion at the second.

    The Body-Snatcher

  • All this I heard mazily, for my head was still whirring with its discovery.

    Carette of Sark

  • She sat mazily taking in the sunlight, and the view of the sunlighted earth and water, the breath of the sweeping fresh air, the creaking of the sloop's cordage, in the one consciousness that Winthrop kept his place at her side all this time.

    The Hills of the Shatemuc

  • And, sure enough, we were; ever and anon getting a glimpse of him spread mazily all abroad in some beautiful vale, like a midguard anaconda done in silver.

    Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands, Volume 2

  • Clodaldo dribbled mazily in his own half, he gave it to Rivelino, who passed it on to Jairzinho up the left.

  • Another frequent criticism of Roget is the mazily systematic classification of categories in which words are arranged, so that Improvement comes next to Impairment, and Cleanness follows immediately after Mediocrity.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 3


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