Tweese, Tweeze (?), n. [OE. tweeze, tweese, fr. F. 'etuis, pl. of 'etui a case, sheath, box; probably of Teutonic origin; cf. MNG. stuche a wide sleeve in which articles could be carried, OHG. stuhha, G. stauche a short and narrow muff. Cf Etui, Tweezers.]

A surgeon's case of instruments.

Howell.

 

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