Craze

Craze

, n. 1. Craziness; insanity.
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2. A strong habitual desire or fancy; a crotchet.
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It was quite a craze with him [Burns] to have his Jean dressed genteelly.
Prof. Wilson.
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3. A temporary passion or infatuation, as for same new amusement, pursuit, or fashion; a fad; as, the bric-a-brac craze; the sthetic craze.
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Various crazes concerning health and disease.
W. Pater.
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4. (Ceramics) A crack in the glaze or enamel such as is caused by exposure of the pottery to great or irregular heat.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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