Maze

Definition of Maze

Pronunciation: māz
n.1.A wild fancy; a confused notion.
2.Confusion of thought; perplexity; uncertainty; state of bewilderment.
3.A confusing and baffling network, as of paths or passages; an intricacy; a labyrinth.
Or down the tempting maze of Shawford brook.
- Wordaworth.
The ways of Heaven are dark and intricate,
Puzzled with mazes, and perplexed with error.
- Addison.
4.A complex and confusing system or set of rules that causes bwilderment; as, a maze of environemntal regulations.
v. t.1.To perplex greatly; to bewilder; to astonish and confuse; to amaze.
[imp. & p. p. Mazed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mazing.]
v. i.1.To be bewildered.

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