zee

[zee]

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

Contemporary Examples of zee

Historical Examples of zee

  • "Then come in and zee un—come in, Jasper," and she led the way into the cottage.

    The Birthright

    Joseph Hocking

  • You zee, dead men kip their saicrets well; livin' ones do'ant.

    The Birthright

    Joseph Hocking

  • 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.

    Blown to Bits

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Ant vat if you do not find your frond zee captain of zee steamer?

    Blown to Bits

    R.M. Ballantyne


British Dictionary definitions for zee

zee

noun
  1. the US word for zed
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Word Origin and History for zee
n.

"the letter Z," 1670s, now more common in American English.

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