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 Vixe’re.Vogue (1 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Viz.
 
A contraction of videlicet. The z is a corruption of 3, a common mark of contraction in the Middle Ages; as hab3i.e. habet; omnib3i.e. omnibus; vi3i.e. videlicct.   1
 


 Vixe’re.Vogue (1 syl.). 

 
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