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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Craze  \Craze\  (kr[=a]z),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Crazed} 
  (kr[=a]zd);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Crazing}.]  [OE.  crasen  to  break, 
  fr  Scand.,  perh.  through  OF.;  cf  Sw  krasa  to  crackle, 
  sl[*a]  i  kras,  to  break  to  pieces,  F.  ['e]craser  to  crush, 
  fr  the  Scand.  Cf  {Crash}.] 
  1.  To  break  into  pieces;  to  crush;  to  grind  to  powder.  See 
  {Crase}. 
 
  God,  looking  forth,  will  trouble  all  his  host,  And 
  craze  their  chariot  wheels.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  weaken;  to  impair;  to  render  decrepit.  [Obs.] 
 
  Till  length  of  years,  And  sedentary  numbness,  craze 
  my  limbs.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  derange  the  intellect  of  to  render  insane. 
 
  Any  man  .  .  .  that  is  crazed  and  out  of  his  wits. 
  --Tilloston. 
 
  Grief  hath  crazed  my  wits.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crazed 
  adj  1:  driven  insane  [syn:  {deranged},  {half-crazed}] 
  2:  of  a  ceramic  surface;  covered  with  a  network  of  fine  cracks 
  [syn:  {cracked},  {crackled}] 




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