Usage examples for z's

  1. Cube root, all historic dates, all x, y, z's were as printing to her, dinned into the warp and woof of her by patient reiteration. – Four Girls and a Compact by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  2. Likewise Doctor Z's manner had been deceiving. – "Speaking of Operations--" by Irvin S. Cobb
  3. Just a second, Nan held on to it, How in the world do you pronounce these words with all their z's and x's. – Nan Sherwood on the Mexican Border by Annie Roe Carr
  4. Honest, some of them ginks with three z's in their names was runnin' up, with over- time and all, pay envelops that averaged as much as twelve a day. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  5. " Where do you get your X's and Z's – Hildegarde's Harvest by Laura E. Richards
  6. My professor was from Barcelona, but he beautifully lisped his c's and z's like any old Castilian, when he might have hissed them in the accent of his native Catalan; and there is no telling how much I might have profited by his instruction if he had not been such a charming intelligence that I liked to talk with him of literature and philosophy and politics rather than the weather, or the cost of things, or the question of how long the train stopped and when it would start, or the dishes at table, or clothes at the tailor's, or the forms of greeting and parting. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  7. I couldn't quite make out whether it was a fire alarm, or the z's in the back of the dictionary goin' off, when Vee calls out that it's the 'phone. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  8. I pictured myself in it before I even purchased it attending Sister Z's tea party, looking like other women! – A Circuit Rider's Wife by Corra Harris
  9. You surely cannot be so ignorant as not to know that a well made x is neither more nor less than two c's joined together back to back, instead of these senseless crosses you seem so fond of; and as to your z's I defy any one to distinguish them from your y's. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  10. You are exactly in Z's line. – "Speaking of Operations--" by Irvin S. Cobb
  11. Germany, though a mistress of the entire alphabet of frightfulness, is making increasing play with the U's and Z's and Admiral Percy Scott, who predicted the dangers of the former, is now entrusted with the task of coping with the latter menace. – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch