Definition of Cicisbeos

1. Noun. (plural of cicisbeo) ¹



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Definition of Cicisbeos

1. cicisbeo [n] - See also: cicisbeo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cicisbeos

cicerone
cicerones
ciceroni
ciceros
cichlid
cichlid fish
cichlids
cichloid
cichoraceous
cichoric acid
cicinnus
cicisbei
cicisbeism
cicisbeisms
cicisbeo
cicisbeos (current term)
ciclaton
ciclatons
ciclatoun
ciclatouns
ciclopirox olamine
ciclosporin
ciclosporins
ciconine
cicoree
cicorees
cicurate
cicurated
cicurates
cicurating

Literary usage of Cicisbeos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Personal Memoirs: Or, Reminiscences of Men and Manners at Home and Abroad by Pryse Lockhart Gordon (1830)
"Voyage to Cuxhaven—Arrival at Florence—Society—Countess of Albany— The Carnival — cicisbeos—The Corso— Lord Hervey, anecdote—The British envoy, ..."

2. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Edward Gibbon, the Historian by Edward Gibbon (1869)
"... have neither of us commenced cicisbeos as yet, whatever w may do at Florence. We have drank the Duchess's health, not fi getting the little woman on the ..."

3. The Travels of Mirza Abu Taleb Khan in Asia, Africa, and Europe, During the by Abū Ṭālib Khān, Charles Stewart (1814)
"These second husbands are called cicisbeos: they are, in general, well-looking young men that have no legitimate wife of their own; but it sometimes happens ..."

4. History of the Female Sex: Comprising a View of the Habits, Manners, and by Christoph Meiners (1808)
"At a more remote period, the Italian females actually had occasion for esquires or cicisbeos to defend them from the violence and insults to which ladies ..."

5. The History of Human Marriage by Edward Westermarck (1922)
"group-relations a similar right belongs to the husbands or recognised cicisbeos jointly. I doubt whether there really are any exceptions to this rule, ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1876)
"I have seen nothing but cards and dull pairs of cicisbeos. have literally seen so much love and pharaoh since being here, tha I believe I shall never love ..."

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