Sara, 1884–1933, U.S. poet.
verb (used with object), teased, teasing. 1. to irritate or provoke with persistent petty distractions, trifling raillery, or other annoyance, often in sport. 2. to pull apart or separate the adhering fibers of (wool or the like), as in combing or carding; comb or card, as wool; shred. 3. to ruffle (the hair) by holding […]
noun 1. any of several plants of the genus Dipsacus, having prickly leaves and flower heads. Compare teasel family. 2. the dried flower head or bur of the plant D. fullonum, used for teasing or teaseling cloth. 3. any mechanical contrivance used for teaseling. verb (used with object), teaseled, teaseling or (especially British) teaselled, teaselling. […]
noun 1. the plant family Dipsacaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants having opposite or whorled leaves, dense flower heads surrounded by an involucre, and small, dry fruit, and including the scabious and teasel.
noun 1. a prickly-stemmed Arabian vine, Cucumis dipsaceus, of the gourd family, having burlike, bristly fruit.