neeze

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nesen, from Old English *hnēosan (to sneeze), from Proto-Germanic *hneusaną (to sneeze), from a merger of Proto-Indo-European *(s)knus- (to sneeze) and *pnew- (to gasp, pant, breathe). Cognate with Dutch niezen (to sneeze), German niesen (to sneeze), Danish nyse (to sneeze), Swedish nysa (to sneeze), Icelandic hnjósa (to sneeze), Old English fnēosan (to sneeze). See sneeze.

Verb[edit]

neeze (third-person singular simple present neezes, present participle neezing, simple past and past participle neezed)

  1. (intransitive, UK dialectal or archaic) To sneeze.