Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

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BRIZZ, v. Add variant brieze and freq. form brizel. Add quot. to I. 1.: Lnk. a.1779 D. Graham Writings (1883) II. 216:
I'm a brizel'd atween the feet.

1. (2) Add: Hence brizzer, one of the bars of wood in a cheese-press which, when tightened, exert the pressure (Abd. 1960).

Add: 3. To make (a slide), by beating and stamping snow until it is hard and smooth. Ags. 1887 A. D. Willock Rosetty Ends 73:
A slide was speedily briezed up.

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