izzard

noun
iz·​zard | \ ˈi-zərd How to pronounce izzard (audio) \

Definition of izzard

chiefly dialectal
: the letter z

First Known Use of izzard

circa 1726, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for izzard

alteration of earlier ezod, ezed, probably from Middle French et zede and Z

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“Izzard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/izzard. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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