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  • noun Plural form of maze.


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  • They are sometimes referred to as mazes, but that is a misnomer.


  • Salmon Creek to Santa Cruz reported roads, byways, and trails strangled in mazes of uprooted and shattered trees.

    Excerpt: Down To A Soundless Sea by Thomas Steinbeck

  • The corn mazes I visited last weekend are found within an hour's drive of Washington D.C. With their surrounding activities one feels like a kid again and the mazes are a unique setting for a wonderful day outdoors and miles of walking.

  • Shipwreck Productions claims their mazes are the longest, and it's easy to believe them, considering the space they have to work with.


  • Yet it is the most tractable of all hedge material, and was almost invariably used to form the intricate "mazes," once a favourite toy of the layers-out of stately gardens.

    The Naturalist on the Thames

  • Inside the libraries there are different "mazes" of bookshelves. New Projects

  • Rat mothers have been shown to become both bolder at navigating their way through mazes, and better than childless female rats at searching for food: while pregnant, they seem to forge extra connections in areas of the brain linked to memory, learning, problem solving and stress reduction.

    Think motherhood turns your brain to mush? Think again | Gaby Hinsliff

  • Cities like San Francisco, NYC, and DC are all mazes at this point.

    Matthew Yglesias » Deregulation I Can Believe In

  • He was appalled at the vast edifice of etiquette, and lost himself in the mazes of visiting-card conduct between persons in polite society.

    Chapter 5

  • Unless, that is, you have a penchant for mazes and navigating through a byzantine system of numbered streets.

    The Lost Borough


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