American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Tease

TEASE, v.t. s as z.

1. To comb or card, as wool or flax.

2. To scratch, as cloth in dressing, for the purpose of raising a nap.

3. To vex with importunity or impertinence; to harass, annoy, disturb or irritate by petty requests, or by jests and raillery. Parents are often teased by their children into unreasonable compliances.

My friends tease me about him, because he has no estate.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Tease," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed July 12, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YXT3L9S6IX1UAZ.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Tease." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 12 Jul. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YXT3L9S6IX1UAZ.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Tease' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 12 July 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YXT3L9S6IX1UAZ.