2. To venture to incur, or bring on.
I hazarded the loss of whom I loved.Shak.
They hazard to cut their feet.Landor.
Syn. To venture; risk; jeopard; peril; endanger.
(Haz"ard) v. i. To try the chance; to encounter risk or danger. Shak.
1. Liable to hazard or chance; uncertain; risky. Sir T. Browne.
2. Such as can be hazarded or risked.
1. A player at the game of hazard; a gamester. [Obs.] Chaucer.
2. One who hazards or ventures.
(Haz"ard*ize) n. A hazardous attempt or situation; hazard. [Obs.]
Herself had run into that hazardize.Spenser.
(Haz"ard*ous) a. [Cf. F. hasardeux.] Exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky.
To enterprise so hazardous and high!Milton.
Syn. Perilous; dangerous; bold; daring; adventurous; venturesome; precarious; uncertain.
Haz"ard*ous*ly, adv. Haz"ard*ous*ness, n.
1. Playing at hazard; gaming; gambling. [R.] Chaucer.
2. Rashness; temerity. [R.] Spenser.
(Haze) n. [Cf. Icel. höss gray; akin to AS. hasu, heasu, gray; or Armor. aézen, ézen, warm vapor,
exhalation, zephyr.] Light vapor or smoke in the air which more or less impedes vision, with little or no
dampness; a lack of transparency in the air; hence, figuratively, obscurity; dimness.
O'er the skyTennyson.
The silvery haze of summer drawn.
Above the world's uncertain haze.Keble.
(Haze), v. i. To be hazy, or thick with haze. Ray.
(Haze), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hazed (hazd); p. pr. & vb. n. Hazing.] [Also hase.] [Cf. Sw. haza
to hamstring, fr. has hough, OD. hæssen ham.]
1. To harass by exacting unnecessary, disagreeable, or difficult work.
2. To harass or annoy by playing abusive or shameful tricks upon; to humiliate by practical jokes; used
esp. of college students; as, the sophomores hazed a freshman.