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In a gazing attitude; in a staring or wondering manner. Frequently with sit, stand. Also as predicative adjective: gazing, staring, especially in an enthralled, wondering, or bewildered state.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in How Good Wife taught her Daughter. From a- + gaze (although this is first attested later).
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