dizened

v. dress in a flashy manner; bedizen, decorate in a cheap showy manner; attire, deck, clothe

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dizened — Dizen Diz en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dizened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dizening}.] [Perh. orig., to dress in a foolish manner, and allied to dizzy: but cf. also OE. dysyn (Palsgrave) to put tow or flax on a distaff, i. e., to dress it. Cf. {Distaff}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dizen — Diz en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dizened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dizening}.] [Perh. orig., to dress in a foolish manner, and allied to dizzy: but cf. also OE. dysyn (Palsgrave) to put tow or flax on a distaff, i. e., to dress it. Cf. {Distaff}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dizening — Dizen Diz en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dizened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dizening}.] [Perh. orig., to dress in a foolish manner, and allied to dizzy: but cf. also OE. dysyn (Palsgrave) to put tow or flax on a distaff, i. e., to dress it. Cf. {Distaff}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CHOISEUL, DUC DE —    minister of Louis XV.; served his master in various capacities; was rewarded with a peerage; effected many reforms in the army, strengthened the navy, and aided in bringing about the family compact of the Bourbons; exercised a great influence… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • diz|en|ment — «DIHZ uhn muhnt, DY zuhn », noun. dizened condition …   Useful english dictionary

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