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is a dormitory
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at Phillips Exeter Academy
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in Exeter, New Hampshire
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, named after Bradbury Cilley. The dormitory was constructed in 1925 during the massive building program of the 1920s and 1930s initiated by Eighth Principal Lewis Perry. Cilley Hall and Wentworth Hall are traditionally considered rivals. The colors of Cilley Hall are blue, white, and grey, and its mascot is a beaver
The beaver is a primarily nocturnal, large, semi-aquatic rodent. Castor includes two extant species, North American Beaver and Eurasian Beaver . Beavers are known for building dams, canals, and lodges . They are the second-largest rodent in the world...
. Cilley is famous for its invention of C-Ball, something of a cross between volleyball and doubles tennis.