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Cedric

[sed-rik, see-drik] /ˈsɛd rɪk, ˈsi drɪk/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • Alex was grateful, but she wished that, like Barbara, she had practised her strokes under Cedric's tuition.

    Consequences E. M. Delafield
  • Now, I ask you, ought not dear Cedric to have kept this to himself?

  • Cedric stepped forward and kneeled upon one knee before the throne, as was the custom in those days.

    In Story-land Elizabeth Harrison
  • Gurth's brass collar did not gall him: Cedric deserved to be his master.

    Past and Present Thomas Carlyle
  • Cedric wanted to detain her; but it wasn't etiquette, and she smiled to herself as she swept past with her maids of honour.

    The Rainbow Book Tales of Fun & Fancy Mabel Henriette Spielmann
Word Origin and History for Cedric

masc. proper name, modern, apparently introduced by Sir Walter Scott (Cedric the Saxon is a character in "Ivanhoe"); apparently a mistake for Old English name Cerdic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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