Word Origin and History for casimir
masc. proper name, from Medieval Latin Casimirus from Polish Kazimierz, literally "proclaimer of peace," from kazać "to preach" + mir "peace" (see Mir).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for casimir
Before 289 Bathory (pointing to where the noise is, and aside to Casimir).The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A friend procured him a situation as tutor in the house of Casimir Prier.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)
Casimir gave the foreman a short nod, but did not say a word.Nobody's Girl
For her the days lived or lived not as she met or failed to meet Casimir de Savres.
Casimir laughed in hearty contempt, Sophy laughed in mischievous mockery.