from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Gaius.


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  • The father was a man of good understanding, and the son had been born with brains; there were traditions of education in the family, hence the name Caius; it was no plan of the elder man that his son should also be a farmer.

    The Mermaid A Love Tale

  • Caius is HOT … never pictured him like that but, hell he’s much better looking than the Caius in my head … I’ll take him!!

    Twilight Lexicon » Meet Caius!

  • Suppose I tell a stoly, and say that one was called Caius and the other Tibelius, or one John and the other

    The Purple Cloud

  • "Don't go," called Caius, much urgency in his words.

    The Mermaid A Love Tale

  • He died A.D.. 37, and the power went to Caligula, properly called Caius, who was only twenty-five, and who began in a kindly, generous spirit, which pleased the people and gave them hope; but to have so much power was too much for his brain, and he can only be thought of as mad, especially after he had a severe illness, which made the people so anxious that he was puffed up with the notion of his own importance.

    Young Folks' History of Rome

  • "Caius," said Captain Hunken, interrupting her mirth as with a stroke tolled on a bell, "would ye mind pinching me?"

    Hocken and Hunken

  • First they march out of the gates in a mass, calling out the common names of the country, such as Caius, Marcus, or Lucius, in imitation of their hurried calling for each other on that occasion.

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume I

  • And you never know: perhaps some of their stardust will rub off on their forgotten forebears, such as Caius Gabriel Cibber. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Gonville and Caius (usually known as Caius, pronounced

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • Bower, who played a dark wizard in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II and Caius in Twilight: New Moon, was recently in the studios promoting his Starz series Camelot.

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