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izzard

[ iz-erd ]
/ ˈɪz ərd /
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noun Chiefly Dialect.

the letter Z.

Nearby words

izmit, iznik, iztaccihuatl, izvestia, izzak, izzard, izzat, iça, içel, içá, iō-tō

Origin of izzard

First recorded in 1730–40; variant of zed
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British Dictionary definitions for izzard

izzard

/ (ˈɪzəd) /

noun

archaic the letter Z

Word Origin for izzard

C18: from earlier ezed, probably from Old French et zède, literally: and zed
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Word Origin and History for izzard

izzard


n.

old name for "Z," 1738, a variant of zed.

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