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EtymologyEdit

From be- +‎ fez +‎ -ed.

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befezzed (not comparable)

  1. Wearing a fez.
    • 1883, “Trades’-Guilds of Constantinople,” Littell’s Living Age, Volume 157, No. 2035, 23 June, 1883, p. 749,[1]
      No one who knows Constantinople will be surprised to learn that a brisk trade is done in the readjustment of the fez, for the greater part of the male population is befezzed, and it is essential to the well-being of every wearer of a fez, that his headdress shall preserve its pristine stiffness []
    • 1990, Peter Theroux, Sandstorms: Days and Nights in Arabia, New York: Norton, Chapter 10, p. 167,[2]
      From inside my taxi I watched theaters, cinemas, bookstores, bars, video shops, and cafes flash past, all set in the dusty stone motifs of Cairo Crazy architecture: mansard roofs with sphinx gargoyles, Catholic statues, Stalin gothic, and those coppery statues of befezzed heroes []