Cicero

Cic"e*ro

(?), n. (Print.) Pica type; -- so called by French printers.
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Ci`ce*ro"ne

(?), n.;
pl. It. Ciceroni (#), E. Cicerones (#).
[It., fr. L. Cicero, the Roman orator. So called from the ordinary talkativeness of such a guide.] One who shows strangers the curiosities of a place; a guide.
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Every glib and loquacious hireling who shows strangers about their picture galleries, palaces, and ruins, is termed by them [the Italians] a cicerone, or a Cicero.
Trench.
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