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masc. proper name, from Medieval Latin Casimirus from Polish Kazimierz, literally “proclaimer of peace,” from kazać “to preach” + mir “peace” (see Mir).
Historical Examples

Paris had brought the sweet hours and the gracious memory of casimir de Savres.
Sophy of Kravonia Anthony Hope

casimir gave the foreman a short nod, but did not say a word.
Nobody’s Girl Hector Malot

A dream which a few bold spirits like casimir Delavigne had actually realized.
A Distinguished Provincial at Paris Honore de Balzac

A friend procured him a situation as tutor in the house of casimir Prier.
Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3) John Morley

casimir recognized from the first that further fighting against tremendous odds was unprofitable.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4 Various

casimir laughed in hearty contempt, Sophy laughed in mischievous mockery.
Sophy of Kravonia Anthony Hope

This is quite right, for casimir was very soon considerably disconcerted.
George Sand, Some Aspects of Her Life and Writings Rene Doumic

For her the days lived or lived not as she met or failed to meet casimir de Savres.
Sophy of Kravonia Anthony Hope

If casimir was tied to humanity by some weaknesses, they are the appendage of heroes!
Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 John Lloyd Stephens

To-morrow casimir will come; in a week we may be in Paris—happy at last!
The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson


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