- the letter Z or z.
Origin of zee
1665–75; by analogy with the names of other consonant letters; cf. zed
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Examples from the Web for zee
I spit on zee tired moralizations of zee religious right and zere tyranny over all our—how you say?‘Henri Potter and Le Sorcerer’s Bone’ and More Kids Books France Hates
March 1, 2014
"I wish I could have saved her," said the man in an hour-long interview with the Zee News television channel.Gang-Raped Indian Woman’s Companion Speaks Out About the Attack
January 4, 2013
Asked what three items he still had to have in his suitcase, Zee said: “The boots, the puffer jacket, and a pair of solid jeans.”
Zee admits his addiction to Twitter, where he has about 63,000 followers.
When pressed about whether TV is his next frontier, Zee laughed and vowed to “never say never.”MTV's Mr. Nice Guy
April 26, 2010
"Then come in and zee un—come in, Jasper," and she led the way into the cottage.
You zee, dead men kip their saicrets well; livin' ones do'ant.
Zee good breakfast is what you say 'indispensable' to break zee day.A Village of Vagabonds
F. Berkeley Smith
“No doubt steam is zee cause of zee change,” remarked the professor.
Ant vat if you do not find your frond zee captain of zee steamer?
- the US word for zed
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Word Origin and History for zee
"the letter Z," 1670s, now more common in American English.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper