Examples from the Web for cecil
Think of him as a kind of Cecil Rhodes in a loincloth and with bulging muscles.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He did just that and found it took only a few minutes to set up a Help Cecil Williams & Orlando the Lab page.Strangers Rally to Help Blind Man Keep His Guide Dog|Michael Daly|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The order, created by Napoleon in 1802, has also been awarded to Anna Wintour, Cecil Beaton, and Valentino Garavani.Skype Announces 'Collaboration Project'; Macy’s and Bloomingdale's Face Racial Profiling Investigations|The Fashion Beast Team|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was a plantation houseboy in Virginia and did, as Cecil does in the film, leave in the pursuit of better employment.
When Jackie Kennedy returns, she gives Cecil the tie her husband was wearing, which he brings home and presents to his family.
Cecil confidently thought and said of the intriguing woman who managed his patron.Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
Floyd is still holding Cecil in his arms, now asleep, but he will not relinquish his precious burden.
Still, this consideration was not known, or was little valued, by Mr. Cecil and his contemporaries.
Marcia has gone to Philadelphia; Mrs. Grandon is cold to a point of severity, and most untender to Cecil.
The little boys clung to her, Charlie in tears, Cecil very solemn.A Crooked Path|Mrs. Alexander
British Dictionary definitions for cecil
Word Origin and History for cecil
masc. proper name, from Latin Caecilius (fem. Caecilia), name of a Roman gens, from caecus "blind."