- a female given name, form of Cecilia.
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Examples from the Web for cicelys
But then a gleam in Cicelys eyes looked as if she thought so too.
When her sister touched her on the shoulder Cicelys tears fell.
As she said this, Cicelys eyes grew wistful, and filled with moisture.
Wadsworth, it appeared from Cicelys tale, was in as great a turmoil as Horwick.Back o' the Moon
She went and knelt down by Cicelys side, and put one soft cheek against another as if that would do any good.
- short for sweet cicely
C16: from Latin seselis, from Greek, of obscure origin; influenced in spelling by the English proper name Cicely
Word Origin and History for cicelys
fem. proper name, an alteration or nativization of Cecilia. The plant (late 16c.) is Latin seselis, from Greek seselis.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper