izzard

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See also: Izzard and izard

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English izod, ezod, ezed, from Old French et zede (literally and zed), as spoken when reciting the alphabet.

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Noun[edit]

izzard (plural izzards)

  1. (Scotland) The letter Z; zed, zee.
    • 1773, Oliver Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer
      ... [Reading.] Dear Sir,—ay, that's that. Then there's an M, and a T, and an S, but whether the next be an izzard, or an R, confound me, I cannot tell.

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