Carcas



one of the seven eunuchs who served in the court of King Ahasuerus. Esther 1:10.
Historical Examples

The last two towns are on the railway between Carcas and Valencia.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various

The shield and lance of queen Carcas may yet be seen at Carcassonne.
Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) Ellen C. Clayton

This contemptuous speech, spoken immediately under the city walls, was overheard by queen Carcas.
Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) Ellen C. Clayton

Thim infernal things stuck out of me Carcas till, as one of the byes remarked, ‘I was more porcupine than human.’
Tales from the X-bar Horse Camp Will C. Barnes

The seat of government was removed to Carcas in 1578 and the bishopric five years later.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4 Various

Over the city gate there is an effigy of the royal heroine, with the inscription “Carcas sum.”
Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) Ellen C. Clayton

The miseries of debt and disappointment were aggravated by sickness, and he settled for a time in the warmer climate of Carcas.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 2 Various

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