Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource
a male given name. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples 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.
the black torrent, the brook flowing through the ravine below the eastern wall of Jerusalem (John 18:1). (See KIDRON.) Historical Examples
noun an authorization or permit issued by the Spanish or a South American government Word Origin Spanish cédula ‘schedule’ Usage Note politics Historical Examples
the letter C. shaped or formed like the letter C. n. “name of the letter C,” 1540s. Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences