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Definitions of cis

  1. A Latin preposition, sometimes used as a prefix in English words, and signifying on this side. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for cis

  1. They had had a continuance of bad weather, and worse was coming up all round; great lead- coloured billows weltered and heaved under the lee- foam- wreaths breaking here and there, to show where the strong ship had cloven a path through the sullen surges; there was the chance, too, of encountering one of two sharks which had been haunting them for days; but I have heard that on Cis Hazelwood's face when he went over the bulwarks, there was the same expression of cheery confidence as it might have worn when he was diving for eggs at The Weirs. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  2. Well, you know, we thought Cis Yorke would snap at it; and she was eager enough at first; but"- and here Lady Adela smiled demurely-" I think her courage gave way. – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
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