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Brize definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BRIZE, n. The gad fly. [See Breeze.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Brize Brize (br[imac]z), n. The breeze fly. See Breeze. --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Breeze Breeze, Breeze fly Breeze" fly`, n. [OE. brese, AS. bri['o]sa; perh. akin to OHG. brimissa, G. breme, bremse, D. brems, which are akin to G. brummen to growl, buzz, grumble, L. fremere to murmur; cf. G. brausen, Sw. brusa, Dan. bruse, to roar, rush.] (Zo["o]l.) A fly of various species, of the family Tabanid[ae], noted for buzzing about animals, and tormenting them by sucking their blood; -- called also horsefly, and gadfly. They are among the largest of two-winged or dipterous insects. The name is also given to different species of botflies. [Written also breese and brize.]



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