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  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given names Cyril and Cyrus.

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Examples

  • His father was a sports instructor and former baseball player whom Twombly admiringly described as still doing back flips at the age of 40: he was known as "Cy" after the legendary pitcher "Cyclone" Young.

    Cy Twombly obituary

  • He was called "Cy" after his father, a college athletic coach who was compared to Cy Young during a brief career as a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox.

    Painter Drew Upon Mythology for Singular Abstract Images

  • Halladay (2-0), a 20-game winner last season who finished second to Lee in Cy Young balloting, held Cleveland to one run and five hits in seven innings.

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  • The Associated Press reported that if he wins finishes highly in Cy Young Award or MVP voting in his first two seasons, his 2009 and 2010 salaries could increase to $10 million.

    Matsuzaka, Bosox a happy combo

  • "The word Cy in Korean means 'relationship,'" said Cyworld executive Rick Kim.

    Koreans Find Secret Cybersauce

  • With Halladay the frontunner based on a superior ERA, Pettitte could end up second in Cy Young voting for the second time.

    USATODAY.com

  • Not that any of us would believe a word Cy said, not if he swore it on a stack of Bibles, but Still, after all this gossip,

    Main Street

  • The St. Louis right-hander won more games than Randy Johnson and as many as his Game 1 opponent, Curt Schilling, but went into the best-of-five series an afterthought in Cy Young consideration.

    USATODAY.com - Morris starring in anonymity

  • I thought this new song was very catchy and wanted to sing it, so I called Cy to ask if there were lyrics.

    The Good Life

  • Not that any of us would believe a word Cy said, not if he swore it on a stack of Bibles, but Still, after all this gossip, Miss Mullins wouldn't hardly be the party to chaperon our basket-ball team when it went out of town to play other high schools, would she! "

    Main Street

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