1. Refuse left in the process of making coke or burning charcoal.
2. Brickmaking Refuse coal, coal ashes, and cinders, used in the burning of bricks.
Breeze, v. i. To blow gently. [R.]
To breeze up Naut., to blow with increasing freshness.
Breeze Breeze fly, n. Zool. A fly of various species, of the family Tabanidæ, noted for buzzing about animals, and tormenting them by sucking their blood; -- called also horsefly, and gadfly. They are among the largest of two-winged or dipterous insects. The name is also given to different species of botflies. [Written also breese and brize.]
1. A light, gentle wind; a fresh, soft-blowing wind.
Into a gradual calm the breezes sink. --Wordsworth.
2. An excited or ruffed state of feeling; a flurry of excitement; a disturbance; a quarrel; as, the discovery produced a breeze. [Colloq.]
Land breeze, a wind blowing from the land, generally at night.
Sea breeze, a breeze or wind blowing, generally in the daytime, from the sea.
n 1: a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled
by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his
neck" [syn: zephyr, gentle wind, air]
2: any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product
will be no picnic" [syn: cinch, picnic, snap, duck
soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of
v 1: blow gently and lightly; "It breezes most evenings at the
2: to proceed quickly and easily