Teazer definition

Sennet whip, an implement for informal corporal punishment, formerly used in the Royal Navy.
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The stoker or fireman of a furnace, as in glassworking.

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Noun

Singular:
teazer
Plural:
teazers

Origin of teazer

  • Apparently an alteration of teaser, referring to it being lighter than formal punitive instruments.

    From Wiktionary

  • Corrupted from French tiser to feed a fire.

    From Wiktionary