from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Cross; fretful.
- n. An obsolete or dialectal form of frenzy.
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That bull was riled plum to a franzy and that tin peddler was yaller as a punkin.
But her hair wont curl all I can do with it, and shes so franzy about having it put i paper, and Ive such work as never was to make her stand and have it pinched with th irons.
The darkness hid away all that shewed the "female franzy."
For certainly denunication and argument became Diana -- all the more that she was no "female franzy" who must have all the best of the talk; she listened -- she evoked -- she drew on, and drew out.
"But her hair won't curl all I can do with it, and she's so franzy about having it put i 'paper, and I've such work as never was to make her stand and have it pinched with th' irons."
But I daresay ye warna franzy, for ye look as if ye’d ne’er been angered i’ your life.
"I hear story bout the rabbit and the fox -- all them old things -- Some times my mind franzy.