What does the word fuzz mean?

Usage examples for fuzz

  1. He had a small mouth puckered a little as if he might be going to whistle, and his chin had the look of having been pushed back out of the way, a stiff fuzz of sandy whiskers made a hedge down either cheek, and but for that he was clean shaven. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  2. Like all monster- hunters, he's trying to grow a beard, though at present it's just a blond chin- fuzz. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  3. When none are in sight, the chances are that upon microscopic examination, a velvety fuzz of green would be discovered. – Making a Garden of Perennials by W. C. Egan