Examples from the Web for viz
The phallic meaning of all this is evident; and a kind of Trinity is presented to us, viz.The Non-Christian Cross
John Denham Parsons
The shifting of Positions by springing, may be known by what follows, viz.
In moving sideways, the Tract or Line must also be considered as to its two sides, viz.
These kind of starting Steps, may be practis'd two ways, viz.
Through the whole, as he read on, his grace had but one idea, viz.Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)
Word Origin and History for viz
1530s, abbreviation of videlicet "that is to say, to wit, namely" (mid-15c.), from Latin videlicet, contraction of videre licet "it is permissible to see," from videre "to see" (see vision) + licet "it is allowed," third person singular present indicative of licere "be allowed" (see licence). The -z- is not a letter, but originally a twirl, representing the usual Medieval Latin shorthand symbol for the ending -et. "In reading aloud usually rendered by 'namely.' " [OED]