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Pronunciation : Haze
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. Icel. h?ss gray; akin to AS. hasu, heasu, gray; or Armor. a?zen, ?zen, warm vapor, exhalation, zephyr.]
Definition : Defn: Light vapor or smoke in the air which more or less impedes vision, with little or no dampness; a lack of transparency in the air; hence, figuratively, obscurity; dimness. O'er the sky The silvery haze of summer drawn. Tennyson. Above the world's uncertain haze. Keble.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Haze
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To be hazy, or tick with haze. Ray.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Haze
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Cf. Sw. haza to hamstring, fr. has hough, OD. h?ssen ham.]
Definition : 1. To harass by exacting unnecessary, disagreeable, or difficult work.

2. To harass or annoy by playing abusive or shameful tricks upon; to humiliate by practical jokes; -- used esp. of college students; as, the sophomores hazed a freshman.

t. [imp. & p. p. Hazed; p. pr. & vb. n. Hazing.] [Also haze.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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