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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).

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for casimir

Historical Examples of 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.

  • Casimir gave the foreman a short nod, but did not say a word.

    Nobody's Girl

    Hector Malot

  • For her the days lived or lived not as she met or failed to meet Casimir de Savres.

    Sophy of Kravonia

    Anthony Hope

  • Casimir laughed in hearty contempt, Sophy laughed in mischievous mockery.

    Sophy of Kravonia

    Anthony Hope