Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR XS

He got back yesterday—bought it off some feller up on th' XS.

And so far it is easy to follow his meaning: the Xs are identical with some or all the Ys.

Item, payed for a brekefast lost at bolling by my Lady Mary's Grace, xs.

So he said "Didn't you never correspond with a girl and put some of them xs down to the bottom of your letter?"

If the Qs or the Xs were gone, it wouldn't so much matter; but there's hardly a word that hasn't at least one E in it.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.