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 Cicero’ne (4 syl.).Cicle’nius 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cicisbe’o [che-chiz-bee’-o].
 
A dangler about women; the professed gallant of a married woman. Also the knot of silk or ribbon which is attached to fans, walking-sticks, umbrellas, etc. Cicisbeism, the practice of dangling about women.   1
 


 Cicero’ne (4 syl.).Cicle’nius 

 
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