Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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GREEZER, GREASER, n. A beating, thrashing (m.Lth. 1955). Cf. Eng. slang baster, a heavy blow, and Creesh, v.1, 2., to thrash. Per. 1905  E.D.D. Suppl.:
The Boers hae gotten anither greezer (greaser) frae General Roberts.

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