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  • proper noun A female given name, a variant of Cecily and Cecilia used since the Middle Ages.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That Cicely is given the whole of her life to prove to those who thought her life meaningless how wrong they were.

    My Prayer Out Loud

  • Northern Exposure DVD - The cold and quirks continue in Cicely, Alaska with all 23 unforgettable, highly acclaimed episodes of Northern Exposure.

    Standardized Testing: Briefly Revisited

  • "Ah, happiness is found in unexpected places, and is a matter of temperament only, and not of circumstance at all," the doctor told himself, when Clomayne's clerk and the girl he called Cicely, passed the door of his first-class carriage, their destination reached.

    A Sheaf of Corn

  • Faith, but I think my sister Cicely is as much in love with Mary Cavendish as I. 'Tis but – my sister Cicely, when she will tease me, tells me 'tis not I but you that Mary Cavendish hath set her heart upon, Harry.

    The Heart's Highway: A Romance of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century

  • No sooner did Mr. Talbot mention the name Cicely than Master

    Unknown to History: a story of the captivity of Mary of Scotland

  • That little girl named Cicely is on my heart and in my prayers today.

    My Prayer Out Loud

  • Chervil, also known as Cicely or Sweet Cicely, has a subtle anise flavour and is a member of the parsley family.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Chervil, also known as Cicely or Sweet Cicely, has a subtle anise flavour and is a member of the parsley family.

    Weekend Herb Blogging #92

  • But he did not take his Queen with him; he left her in England with her children, for by this time she had two other daughters besides Elizabeth, called Cicely and Anne.

    The Children's Book of London

  • Cecilia much better than Hatty, who will persist in calling her Cicely, which she says she does not like because it is such a vulgar name -- and so common, too.

    Out in the Forty-Five Duncan Keith's Vow

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