teaze

teaze [-d, -s, -ing, tease, teases] v

OE t├Žsan, tear or pull to pieces, tease wool, etc.

  1. Vex; bother; annoy; irritate by persistent solicitation; [fig.] beg; plead; ask; request; metaphor] comb; cadge; card; seek; forage; scrounge; rummage; search thoroughly.
  2. Haunt; stir; disturb.
  3. Tempt; tantalize.