noun, plural cic·e·lies.
Origin of cicely
Definition for cicely (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for cicely
I told you, miss,” said Cicely, “that it would not be long before you found out what is meant by a toast.
"Yes, I say so; bear witness to my words, good people all," replied Cicely in clear and ringing tones.
“They are anxious to find out your name, miss,” said Cicely.
Presently he returned with a messenger in a splendid coat, who bowed to Cicely and asked if she were the Lady Harflete.
Then we held a parliament of four, counting Cicely, over the great question of my frocks.
British Dictionary definitions for cicely
noun plural -lies
Word Origin for cicely
Word Origin and History for cicely
fem. proper name, an alteration or nativization of Cecilia. The plant (late 16c.) is Latin seselis, from Greek seselis.