Word Origin and History for bic
popular type of plastic ball-point pen, designed c.1950 in France, named 1953 as a shortened form of company co-founder Marcel Bich (1914-1994).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for bic
Go drop your shoe and a Bic pen: Which hits the ground first?
Bic Owens, the costume designer of Big Sur, is very talented.Kate Bosworth Is Back and Crazy in Love
November 5, 2013
We are returned from Bic, after passing a very agreable day.The History of Emily Montague
Cū′bic, -al, pertaining to a cube: of the third power or degree: solid.
It may help you to remember them if you think that the word iam´bic contains an iambic foot.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7
Charles H. Sylvester
If you buy a Kryptonite bike lock and it can be defeated with a Bic pen, you're not getting very good security for your money.Little Brother