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Caesarian, Caesarean  adj.  Of or pertaining to Caesar or the Caesars; imperial.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Caesarian" Quotes from Famous Books



... back to the month Gorpiaeus of the preceding year. Hence there is a difference of eleven months between the epochs assumed by the Syrians and the Greeks. According to the computation of the Greeks, the 49th year of the Caesarean era began in the autumn of the year preceding the commencement of the Christian era; and, according to the Syrians, the 49th year began in the autumn of the first year of the Incarnation. It is followed by Evagrius in ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3 - "Chitral" to "Cincinnati" • Various

... as well for the taking as the making of an impression,—something more than mere ductility. Weakness may never bear the stamp of power,—it breaks in the moulding; and it is rather because woman is so strong that she is able to take the Caesarean stamp of any form of power. Nor cares she by whose hands she is moulded, whose image she wears, be it warrior, poet, or priest, so long as she feels the veritable grasp and impress of power. Some women are already made in the image of the man they are to love before they ...
— The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.] • Richard Le Gallienne

... read law, with which he combined surveying, at which we are assured he made himself "expert" by a six weeks' course of study. They mix trades a little in the West. We expected on turning the page to find that Mr. Lincoln had also taken up surgery and performed the Caesarean operation. The few law books needed for Western practice were supplied to him by a kind friend at Springfield, and according to a witness who has evidently an accurate memory for details, "he went to read law in 1832 or 1833 barefooted, ...
— Lectures and Essays • Goldwin Smith



Words linked to "Caesarian" :   caesarian section, cesarean delivery, caesarean section, delivery, cesarean section, C-section, caesarean delivery, Caesar



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