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flourished a.d. c50, British chieftain who opposed the Romans.
Historical Examples

Upon the top of the latter is a fine British camp, reputed to have once been occupied by Caractacus.
The Motor Routes of England Gordon Home

Caractacus and his companion, I found, were both accustomed to pull an oar.
Hurricane Hurry W.H.G. Kingston

He sends Mason’s tragedy, Caractacus, a tiresome work, to a friend.
Essays Arthur Christopher Benson

I suspect that Caractacus and Sambo had fully enlightened him.
Hurricane Hurry W.H.G. Kingston

In 1759 appeared his “Caractacus,” a drama on a kindred plan with the former.
Curiousities of Great Britain: England and Wales Delineated Vol. 1 Thomas Dugdale

Spinks was in readiness for a start with Caractacus and Sambo.
Hurricane Hurry W.H.G. Kingston

Had we joined our whole forces with those of Caractacus the Brigantes too might have risen.
Beric the Briton G. A. Henty

They are more likely of the time of Caractacus or Julius Csar.
Nooks and Corners of English Life, Past and Present John Timbs

We are to believe that once, in days remote, Caractacus stood here at bay against his enemies.
Nooks and Corners of Shropshire H. Thornhill Timmins

Claudia will accompany him, and the old British king, Caractacus.
Darkness and Dawn Frederic W. Farrar

same as Caratacus


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