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Definition of tease:

  1. One who teases or plagues.
  2. To comb or card, as wool or flax.
  3. To stratch, as cloth, for the purpose of raising a nap; teasel.
  4. To tear or separate into minute shreds, as with needles or similar instruments.
  5. To vex with importunity or impertinence; to harass, annoy, disturb, or irritate by petty requests, or by jests and raillery; to plague.


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