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Now ensued a spell of calm weather, with a film of haze over the sky.

Or, at least, Mr. Bud might have later news of him than Mrs. Haze had.

In the morning he made a swift breakfast, and was off to Mrs. Haze's.

The haze was like a curtain all round us, and there were we three in the middle of it.

There was a bit of a haze, and you could not see more than a few hundred yards.

We have seen the haze of the land since daylight, but not land itself.

Half real, they seemed, and half imagined in a veil of haze.

Richards tried to follow, but a haze was forming over his eyes.

We were unable to get a noonday observation on account of the haze.

Through a haze of his own blood he stared, the fate of his enemy forgotten.

WORD ORIGIN

"subject to cruel horseplay," 1850, American English student slang, from earlier nautical sense of "punish by keeping at unpleasant and unnecessary hard work" (1840), perhaps from hawze "terrify, frighten, confound" (1670s), from Middle French haser "irritate, annoy" (mid-15c.), of unknown origin. Related: Hazed; hazing.

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