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ceci

[chech-ee]
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plural noun
  1. chickpeas.
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Origin of ceci

< Italian, plural of cece < Latin cicer; cf. chickpea
Also called ceci beans.
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Historical Examples

  • "It is such a comfort to have you in school, Ceci," she said.

    Girls New and Old

    L. T. Meade

  • Ceci explique l'insuccs avec lequel j'ai pendant longtemps tch de me le procurer par la voie de la librairie.

  • Ceci montre combien sa Vnus avait gard la svrit du type primitif.

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare

  • And again: "Ceci est une grande œuvre d'un grand crivain et c'est la vraie Russie."

    Autobiography of Countess Tolstoy

    Sophie Andreevna Tolstoy

  • In this sense, at least, the authors can say in Montaigne's words, "ceci est un livre de bonne foy."