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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buzz  \Buzz\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Buzzed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Buzzing}.]  [An  onomatop[oe]ia.] 
  To  make  a  low  continuous,  humming  or  sibilant  sound,  like 
  that  made  by  bees  with  their  wings.  Hence:  To  utter  a 
  murmuring  sound;  to  speak  with  a  low  humming  voice. 
 
  Like  a  wasp  is  buzzed,  and  stung  him  --Longfellow. 
 
  However  these  disturbers  of  our  peace  Buzz  in  the 
  people's  ears.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  buzzing 
  adj  :  noisy  like  the  sound  of  a  bee;  "the  room  was  abuzz  over  the 
  latest  scandal"  [syn:  {abuzz},  {droning}] 




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