Word Origin and History for pez
Austrian candy product, in U.S. use by 1956, said to be from letters in German Pfefferminz "peppermint."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for pez
The comic Andy Kindler performs like “a Pez dispenser of passive aggression.”The Obligation to be Interesting: James Wolcott’s “Critical Mass”
October 24, 2013
Forget the doctors who push pills like Pez Dispensers, Jackson might have had worse professional help among his legal team.Who's Best for the Kids?
July 15, 2009
Vives and Pez de Castro were not alone in their concept of history.A History of Spain
Charles E. Chapman
Pez, it may be remarked, was not the only one whom Bruce vilified.
The question of the sources of the Nile was frequently discussed, and in 1618 Pez ascended the river.
The missionary success of Pez consisted in uniting schismatical Abyssinia to Rome in 1624.
In 1693 Pez explored Pensacola and Mobile bays with a view to settlement.The Colonization of North America
Herbert Eugene Bolton