hazy

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Hawsey, 1625, of unsure origin. Possibly from Middle English *hasi, from Old English haswiġ ‎(grey), from Old English hasu ‎(dusky, grey, ashen), from Proto-Germanic *haswaz ‎(grey), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱas(w)- ‎(bright grey), equivalent to haze +‎ -y; although Modern English haze is more likely a back-formation of hazy.

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hazy ‎(comparative hazier, superlative haziest)

  1. Thick with haze; somewhat obscured with haze.
  2. Not clear or transparent.
  3. Obscure; confused; not clear; as, a hazy argument; a hazy intellect.

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