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Scots is the Germanic language, related to English, spoken in Lowland Scotland and Ulster, not the Celtic language Gaelic!
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zeddie, zaidie, Z, dzed, zed, dzaid, zaid, dzedie, zaidie, izzit, ized, izzet, izzad, izzed, isitt, izzard, icerd, zad, zet, zett, ezed, azed,
Z [(d)zɛd, ˈɪzəd, ˈɪzə(r)t, MN. zed]
Z, (i)zed
n. The twenty-sixth letter of the alphabet. Z-shaped.
dim. MN. zeddie [ˈzedi]
 
See also yoch for Ȝ later replaced by z giving the contemporary personal and place names Cadzow [ˈkadju], Cockenzie [ˈkɑkɛne, ˈkukəne], Dalziel [dɪˈjɛl], Finzean [ˈfɪŋən], MacKenzie [məˈkɛŋji], Menzies [ˈmɪŋɪs] and may also still occur in a few other words such as capercailzie [ˈkapərˈkel(j)i], gaberlunzie [gabərˈlun(j)i] and tuilzie [ˈtøl(j)i].
zebra, zeebra, zeebrah,
zebra [ˈzibrə]
n. A zebra.
zeegzag,
zeegzag [zigˈzag]
n. A zigzag.
v. To zigzag.
zeilot, zeilous, zailous, zeelous, zealus, zeil, zeill, zeal, zail, zale, zeeul,
zeil [zil, zel]
n. Zeal.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
zeilous [ˈziləs, ˈzeləs]: Zealous.
zeilot: A zealot.
zinc,
zinc [zɪŋk]
n. Zinc.
zoological, zoo, dzoo, azoo,
zoological [(d)zuəˈlɔdʒɪkəl]
adj. Relating to zoology.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
zoo [(d)zu, U. əzu] Abbreviated form of zoological gairden.
zulu,
zulu [zulu]
n. N. A type of fishing-boat with fore- and mizzen-masts, straight prow and markedly raked stern. Named from the 1879 Zulu War in South Africa.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
zulu skiff: A smaller type of zulu with only one mast.

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