[gey-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs/ (Show IPA), died 42 b.c, Roman general: leader of the conspiracy against Julius Caesar.
Cassius Longinus also is present, my wife’s guardian and trustee, a man of the loftiest and most irreproachable character.
The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura Lucius Apuleius
She had been given to Cassius Longinus, but Caligula took her from him and kept her as though she were his lawful wife.
Roman Women Alfred Brittain
Her tutor in philosophy was the famous Greek, Cassius Longinus.
Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) Ellen C. Clayton
Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs). died 42 bc, Roman general: led the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (44); defeated at Philippi by Antony (42)
noun 1st century bc, British chieftain, king of the Catuvellauni tribe, who organized resistance to Caesar’s invasion of Britain (54 bc) Historical Examples cassivelaunus had prepared the river for Cæsar, by planting it full of stakes (and had, no doubt, put up a notice-board). Three Men in a Boat Jerome K. Jerome On this spot […]
a long, close-fitting garment worn by members of the clergy or others participating in church services. a lightweight, double-breasted ecclesiastical coat or jacket, worn under the Geneva gown. a member of the clergy. Historical Examples She was a nettle in which the rustle of the cassock was visible. Les Misrables Victor Hugo He was holding […]
a container for cooking and serving an individual portion of food, usually made of pottery, silver, or paper, or sometimes of baked dough. Historical Examples This is not the same variety as the cassolette described by Leroy. The Pears of New York U. P. Hedrick There appear to be several varieties of cassolette three or […]
noun Sir Hugh (Maxwell). 1910–99, British architect; president of the Royal Academy of Arts (1976–84) Contemporary Examples casson, who expects to be released this year, was also forced to pay the DoE nearly $20,000 in restitution. Gaming the Financial-Aid System Kathleen Kingsbury January 3, 2010 Historical Examples He turned the last page; on the other […]