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Cissy

[sis-ee] /ˈsɪs i/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Cecilia.

Patterson

[pat-er-suh n] /ˈpæt ər sən/
noun
1.
Eleanor Medill ("Cissy") 1884–1948, U.S. newspaper editor and publisher.
2.
Floyd, 1935–2006, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1956–59, 1960–62.
3.
Frederick Douglass, 1901–1988, U.S. educator; founder of United Negro College Fund.
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British Dictionary definitions for Cissy

cissy

/ˈsɪsɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of sissy

sissy

/ˈsɪsɪ/
noun (pl) -sies
1.
an effeminate, weak, or cowardly boy or man
adjective
2.
effeminate, weak, or cowardly Also (informal or dialect) sissified, cissified
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Word Origin and History for Cissy

cissy

n.

chiefly British English variant of sissy (q.v.).

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