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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The letter z.

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  • n. The name of the Latin script letter Z/z.
  • n. Something Z-shaped. Found in compounds such as zee-bar.
  • Eye dialect spelling of the, representing primarily French-accented English.

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  • n. the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet


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  • Looking over my notes of this excursion, I come upon the following sentence: "To sit on a stone beside a mountain road, with olive-backed thrushes piping on every side, the ear catching now and then the distant tinkle of a winter wren's tune, or the nearer _zee, zee, zee_ of black-poll warblers, while white-throated sparrows call cheerily out of the spruce forest -- this is to be in another world."

    The Foot-path Way

  • He says little, -- _zee, zee, zee_ is nearly the limit of his vocabulary; but his lively demeanor and the grace and agility of his movements are in themselves an excellent language, speaking infallibly a contented mind.

    Birds in the Bush

  • (_Dendroeca striata_), whose _zee, zee, zee_ is almost ridiculously faint.

    Birds in the Bush

  • The Artis zeego is part of the Artis zee® family of interventional imaging in cardiology, radiology, and surgery. syngo® DynaCT Cardiac, available with all Artis zee systems, uniquely supports cross-sectional 3D images of the beating heart via rotational angiography. Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • These people can osculate my posterior … “Not on zee left side, not on zee right side, but right in zee middle.”

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Update on the Health Care Trojan Horse for Fascism

  • FROZEN SCANDAL MAN says: yah sqeeuge yah tulips ve can hold zee hands yah laffing merrily yes vee dance among tulips zee wooden shoes klunking zee beautiful music as wee frolic in zee tulips! heil bush! heil zee nationale trotsky!

    Think Progress » “Don’t Suicide Bomb.”

  • Blackwater changed its name to Xe - pronounced "zee" - early last year in an effort to shed the negative baggage acquired from its frequent run-ins with Iraqi, Afghan, U.S. and NATO forces. Headlines

  • Blackwater changed its name to Ze -- pronounced "zee" - early last year in an effort to shed the negative baggage acquired because of its frequent run-ins with Iraqi, Afghan, U.S. and NATO forces.


  • Despite the scrutiny, the U.S. relies heavily on Xe - pronounced "zee" - for support in Afghanistan and the workload may grow significantly.

  • Right here in Canada, Molson struck gold when Joe Canadian proclaimed that not only is the beaver a noble creature, it's pronounced "zed;" not "zee" - "zed."

    Craig and Marc Kielburger: Everything in Moderation


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