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ci•cis•be•o



Pronunciation: (chē"chiz-bā'ō or, older, si-sis'bē-ō"; It.chē"chēz-be'ō), [key]
n.,
pl. -be•iPronunciation: (-bā'ē or, older, -bē-ē"; It.-be'ē). [key]
(esp. in Italy during the 17th and 18th centuries)
an escort or lover of a married woman.

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