Cecil


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Cec·il

 (sĕs′əl), (Edgar Algernon) Robert First Viscount Cecil of Chelwood. 1864-1958.
British public official who helped draft the League of Nations Covenant and was president of the League of Nations Union (1923-1945). He won the 1937 Nobel Peace Prize.

Cec·il

 (sĕs′əl), Robert First Earl of Salisbury. 1563?-1612.
English statesman who helped secure the throne for James I after the death of Elizabeth I (1603).

Cecil

, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Third Marquis of Salisbury. 1830-1903.
British politician who was foreign minister under Benjamin Disraeli and prime minister (1885-1892 and 1895-1902).

Cecil

, William First Baron Burghley or Burleigh. 1520-1598.
English statesman and chief adviser to Elizabeth I. He persuaded the queen to execute Mary Queen of Scots.

Cecil

(ˈsɛsəl; ˈsɪs-)
n
1. (Biography) Lord David. 1902–86, English literary critic and biographer
2. (Biography) Robert. See (3rd Marquess of) Salisbury2
3. (Biography) William. See (William Cecil) Burghley

Cec•il

(ˈsɛs əl, ˈsɪs-)

n.
1. Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne, Salisbury (def. 1).
2. William (1st Baron Burghley or Burleigh), 1520–98, British statesman: adviser to Elizabeth I.
Translations

Cecil

[ˈsesl] NCecilio
References in classic literature ?
Vyse, Cecil has just asked my permission about it, and I should be delighted, if Lucy wishes it.
I said to Cecil, 'Take her or leave her; it's no business of mine
The bother is this: I have put my foot in it with Cecil most awfully.
This was Cecil James Barker, of Hales Lodge, Hampstead.
Cecil Barker, much excited, had rushed up to the door and pealed furiously upon the bell.
Only Cecil Barker seemed to be master of himself and his emotions; he had opened the door which was nearest to the entrance and he had beckoned to the sergeant to follow him.
Then she remembered Cecil Davenant and his strange manner - the story which he was even now waiting to tell her.
Cecil Forrester, to unravel a little domestic complication.
Jane Porter, the professor's daughter, is in strained and lifeless conversation with William Cecil Clayton and Tarzan of the Apes.
If this were so, what right had he, William Cecil Clayton, to thwart the wishes, to balk the self-sacrifice of this strange man?
Clayton," said the girl, "because I know you are big enough and generous enough to have done it just for him--and, oh Cecil, I wish I might repay you as you deserve--as you would wish.
I do not love you, Cecil," she said, "but I respect you.