Usage examples for Z

  1. There was the Z- shaped stream, which was the guarded frontier, and there, now that I knew where to look for it, I could make out the flash of the sun on a sentry's bayonet.  The Escaping Club by A. J. Evans
  2. But unless we hold, what seems to me an uncalled- for opinion, that the essential feature of Materialism consists in a postulation of a causal connection between x and y, it would appear that the only effect of supposing x and y to be really but one substance z, must be that of strengthening the essential doctrine of Materialism- the doctrine, namely, that conscious intellectual existence is necessarily associated with that form of existence which we know phenomenally as Matter and Motion.  A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  3. I have not, as you know, the honour of your aunt's acquaintance, yet I think I may with reason surmise that she will organize games- guessing games- in which she will ask me to name a river in Asia beginning with a Z; on my failure to do so she will put a hot plate down my neck as a forfeit, and the children will clap their hands.  Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock
  4. These parti- colored advertisements announced the first appearance at that theatre of the young American actress, Miss Daisy Fostelle, in a new American comedy, " Touch and Go," written expressly for her by Harry Brackett and Wilson Carpenter, and produced under the immediate direction of Z. Kilburn.  Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews