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Formerly also hase; the earliest instances are of the latter part of the 17th century. Cf. Old Norse höss (grey), akin to Old English hasu (gray). [1]
Patrono:Rfv-etymologyOrigin unknown; there is nothing to connect the word with Old English hasu, haso (gray).

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Singular
Haze

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural Hazes

Haze (countable and uncountable; plural Hazes)
  1. Very fine solid particles (smoke, dust) or liquid droplets (moisture) suspended in the air, slightly limiting visibility.
    • 1772 December, James Cook, A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Around the World, vol. 1 ch. 2:
      Our hopes, however, soon vanished; for before eight o'clock, the serenity of the sky was changed into a thick haze, accompanied with rain.
    • 1895, H.G. Wells, The Cone:
      A blue haze, half dust, half mist, touched the long valley with mystery.
  2. The degree of cloudiness or turbidity in a clear glass or plastic, measured in percent.
    • 1998, Leonard I. Nass and Charles A. Heiberger, Encyclopedia of PVC [1], ISBN 0824778227, page 318:
      Haze is listed as a percent value and, typically, is about 1% for meat film.
  3. Patrono:Brewing Any substance causing turbidity in beer or wine.
    • 1985, Philip Jackisch, Modern Winemaking [2], ISBN 0801414555, page 69:
      Various clarifying and fining agents are used in winemaking to remove hazes.
  4. Mental confusion; the state of being in a haze.
    • 2000, Daphné Du Maurier, The Scapegoat [3], ISBN 081221725X, page 218:
      In my haze of alcohol, I thought for one crazy instant that he had plumbed my secret.

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Infinitive
to Haze

Third person singular
hazes

Simple past
hazed

Past participle
hazed

Present participle
hazing

to Haze (third-person singular simple present hazes, present participle hazing, simple past and past participle hazed)
  1. To perform an unpleasant initiation ritual upon a usually non-consenting individual, especially freshmen to a closed community such as a college or military unit.
  2. To oppress or harass by forcing to do hard and unnecessary work.

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  1. haze in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • Haze in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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