from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, characteristic of, or peculiar to, a camp: as, castral life; castral arrangements.


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  • The most common rewards were crowns of different forms; the mural crown was presented to him who in the assault first scaled the rampart of a town; the castral, to those who were foremost in storming the enemy's entrenchments; the civic chaplet of oak leaves, to the soldier who saved his comrade's life in battle, and the triumphal laurel wreath to the general who commanded in a successful engagement.

    Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology For Classical Schools (2nd ed)


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