Definition of Teazing
1. teaze [v] - See also: teaze
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Literary usage of Teazing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1855)
"The Indians are all around teazing and perplexing me for one thing or another, so that I scarce know what I write. I have the honor to be, &c. ..."
2. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1844)
"... of late particularly though the gratified mother could not placable) she made up for these jokes refrain from teazing her son a little by by declaring, ..."
3. Sketches of Irish Character by S. C. Hall (1829)
"Now a little harmless teazing does no barm in the world; where "bear and forbear" is •attended to, it gives a zest, a spirit to existence, and where there ..."
4. Chemical Technology: Or, Chemistry, Applied to the Arts and to Manufactures by Friedrich Knapp, Edmund Ronalds, Thomas Richardson (1848)
"10 a perpendicular section through the teazing arch ; Fig. 11 is also a perpendicular section through the sieges, and Fig. 12 is a front view with a section ..."
5. Mutterings and Musings of an Invalid by Frederic Townsend (1851)
"means to things material ? turning our back upon the substance, while chasing the teazing, deceiving, and tormenting shadow? But I forget myself— what ..."