- SaintApostle of the Slavs, a.d. 827–869, Greek missionary to the Moravians.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for cyril
While the hat is the kind Uncle Jolly used to wear, it also covers up Cyril's ever expanding bald spot.
I have been in his room less than three minutes when Cyril commences what will be a two-hour-long history lesson.
Cyril folds his hands into tight, hard knots and beats them quietly against his knees.
Charles played saxophone, and Cyril, the youngest, played congas and sang like no tomorrow.The Cradle of Jazz, Blues and Gospel Endlessly Rocking
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Bildhauer describes a new translation by Cyril Edwards as the most faithful to date.The Best of Brit Lit
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Cyril Mush replaced the lining in his hat, and placed it on his head.
Papers there record that my forebear, Cyril Spink, had his doubts at the time.Operation Earthworm
Peter and Cyril are still at St. Bede's, and getting on well.The Jolliest School of All
Her own grievances faded away, as she looked at Cyril's—which was a way they had.
In the banana grove Cyril fled from tree to tree, crying dismally.
- Saint. ?827–869 ad, Greek Christian theologian, missionary to the Moravians and inventor of the Cyrillic alphabet; he and his brother Saint Methodius were called the Apostles of the Slavs. Feast day: Feb 14 or May 11
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