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  • v. Alternative spelling of tease.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete spelling of tease.


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  • March 30, 2008 at 2:01 pm ah, dont teaze teh bunnee . we awl lukked funnee den.

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  • I went off the deck the sailors began to teaze it — some loved to see its tears and hear it cry; others hated its snotty nose; one who hurt it, being checked by the negro that took care of it, told the slave he was very fond of his country-woman, and asked him if he should not like her for a wife?


  • But I see it vexes you; and ill-natured folks love to teaze, you know.


  • And does he teaze you, my Lucy, on this subject, with reminding you of your young partiality for Captain Duncan, in order to make good his assertion of the susceptibility of us all?

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • It was indeed giving him encouragement enough, that I answered him by pen and ink; and he pre-sumed enough upon it, or he had never dared to teaze me for a promise, as he did for months before I made him one.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • But as the honest man says, so say I; I b b 2 will not teaze you.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Forgive me, ray dear; this is the only point in which you and I have differed And why have I In the main so patiently suffered this difference, and not tried to teaze you out of it?

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • And, do you think, that Clementina and the Count of Belvedere, a year or two hence I have no fear of the matter; if they do not teaze, torment, oppose her.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • In the final stanza, the "Attic shape" becomes a "fair attitude," a "silent form" that "dost teaze [sic] us out of thought/As doth eternity!"

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  • The assiduities of these good people teaze me beyond bearing.

    She Stoops to Conquer


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