(Ce"dar), a. Of or pertaining to cedar.
(Ce"dared) a. Covered, or furnished with, cedars.
(Ce"darn) a. Of or pertaining to the cedar or its wood. [R.]
(Cede) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ceded; p. pr. & vb. n. Ceding.] [L. cedere to withdraw, yield; akin to
cadere to fall, and to E. chance; cf. F. céder.] To yield or surrender; to give up; to resign; as, to cede a
fortress, a province, or country, to another nation, by treaty.
The people must cede to the government some of their natural rights.
(Ce*dil"la) n. [Sp. cedilla, cf. F. cédille; dim. of zeta, the Gr. name of the letter z, because
this letter was formerly written after the c, to give it the sound of s.] A mark placed under the letter c
[thus, ç], to show that it is to be sounded like s, as in façade.
(Ce"drat) n. [Cf. F. cédrat. See Cedar.] (Bot.) Properly the citron, a variety of Citrus medica,
with large fruits, not acid, and having a high perfume.
(Ce"drene) n. (Chem.) A rich aromatic oil, C15H24, extracted from oil of red cedar, and regarded
as a polymeric terpene; also any one of a class of similar substances, as the essential oils of cloves,
cubebs, juniper, etc., of which cedrene proper is the type. [Written also cedren.]
(Ce"drine) a. [L. cedrinus, Gr. . See Cedar.] Of or pertaining to cedar or the cedar tree.
(Ce"dri*ret) n. Same as Crulignone.
(Ce"dry) a. Of the nature of cedar. [R.]
(Ced"ule) n. [F. cédule, fr. L. shedula. See Shedule.] A scroll; a writing; a schedule. [Obs.]
(Ced"u*ous) a. [L. caeduus, fr. caedere to cut down.] Fit to be felled. [Obs.] Eyelyn.
(Ceil) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ceiled (seld); p. pr. & vb. n. Ceiling.] [From an older noun, fr. F. ciel
heaven, canopy, fr. L. caelum heaven, vault, arch, covering; cf. Gr. koi^los hollow.]
1. To overlay or cover the inner side of the roof of; to furnish with a ceiling; as, to ceil a room.
The greater house he ceiled with fir tree.
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2. To line or finish a surface, as of a wall, with plaster, stucco, thin boards, or the like.
(Ceil"ing), n. [See Cell, v. t.]
1. (Arch.) (a) The inside lining of a room overhead; the under side of the floor above; the upper surface
opposite to the floor. (b) The lining or finishing of any wall or other surface, with plaster, thin boards,
etc.; also, the work when done.
2. (Naut.) The inner planking of a vessel.