Puzzle (v.) : Something which perplexes or embarrasses; especially, a toy
or a problem contrived for testing ingenuity; also, something
exhibiting marvelous skill in making.
Puzzle (v.) : The state of being puzzled; perplexity; as, to be in a puzzle.
Puzzle (v. t.) : To perplex; to confuse; to embarrass; to put to a stand; to nonplus.
Puzzle (v. t.) : To make intricate; to entangle.
Puzzle (v. t.) : To solve by ingenuity, as a puzzle; -- followed by out; as, to puzzle out a mystery.
Puzzle (v. i.) : To be bewildered, or perplexed.
Puzzle (v. i.) : To work, as at a puzzle; as, to puzzle over a problem.