(noun, verb)


1. (obsolete) fretful excitement

2. a race; a run; a running start, as for a leap

3. vexation; worry; fret


1. to drive off; frighten away; put to flight

2. to drive; compel; urge

3. to beat; whip; chastise

4. to vex; worry; harass; plague; tease; disturb

5. to do for; settle or finish

6. to fret; be in a fume; worry

7. to sneeze

8. to untwist; ravel out

9. to dawdle; loiter

10. (Scotland) to screw; twist; tighten by screwing.