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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fuzz  \Fuzz\,  v.  i. 
  To  fly  off  in  minute  particles. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fuzz  \Fuzz\,  v.  t. 
  To  make  drunk.  [Obs.]  --Wood. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fuzz  \Fuzz\,  n.  [Cf.  Prov.  E.  fuzzy  that  ravels  (of  silk  or 
  cotton),  D.  voos  spongy,  fungous,  G.  faser  filament.  E.  feaze 
  to  untwist.] 
  Fine,  light  particles  or  fibers;  loose,  volatile  matter. 
 
  {Fuzz  ball},  a  kind  of  fungus  or  mushroom,  which  when 
  pressed,  bursts  and  scatters  a  fine  dust;  a  puffball. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fuzz 
  n  1:  filamentous  hairlike  growth  on  a  plant;  "peach  fuzz"  [syn:  {hair}, 
  {tomentum}] 
  2:  (informal)  uncomplimentary  terms  for  a  policeman  [syn:  {bull}, 
  {cop},  {copper},  {pig}] 
  3:  a  hazy  or  indistinct  representation;  "it  happened  so  fast  it 
  was  just  a  blur";  "he  tried  to  clear  his  head  of  the 
  whisky  fuzz"  [syn:  {blur}] 
  4:  the  first  beard  of  an  adolescent  boy 




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