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hazing


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haze  \Haze\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hazed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hazing}.]  [Also  {haze}.]  [Cf.  Sw  haza  to  hamstring,  fr  has 
  hough,  OD  h[ae]ssen  ham.] 
  1.  To  harass  by  exacting  unnecessary,  disagreeable,  or 
  difficult  work 
 
  2.  To  harass  or  annoy  by  playing  abusive  or  shameful  tricks 
  upon  to  humiliate  by  practical  jokes;  --  used  esp.  of 
  college  students;  as  the  sophomores  hazed  a  freshman. 




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