quizzing glass

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quiz \Quiz\ (kw[i^]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quizzed (kw[i^]zd);
   p. pr. & vb. n. Quizzing (kw[i^]z"z[i^]ng).]
   1. To puzzle; to banter; to chaff or mock with pretended
      seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure
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            He quizzed unmercifully all the men in the room.
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   2. To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
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   3. To instruct in or by a quiz. See Quiz, n., 4. [U.S.]
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   Quizzing glass, a small eyeglass.
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