zed

[ zed ]
/ zɛd /

noun Chiefly British.

the letter Z or z.
a Z-bar.

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Origin of zed

1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French zede < Latin zēta < Greek zêta zeta

Definition for zeds (2 of 2)

Zed
[ zed ]
/ zɛd /

noun

a male given name, form of Zedekiah.
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British Dictionary definitions for zeds (1 of 2)

zeds

zzzs

/ (ˈzɛdz) /

pl n informal

sleep
catch a few zeds to have a nap

British Dictionary definitions for zeds (2 of 2)

zed
/ (zɛd) /

noun

the British spoken form of the letter zUS word: zee

Word Origin for zed

C15: from Old French zede, via Late Latin from Greek zēta
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