iz·​zard ˈi-zərd How to pronounce izzard (audio)
chiefly dialectal
: the letter z

Word History


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

First Known Use

circa 1726, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of izzard was circa 1726

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Cite this Entry

“Izzard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/izzard. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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