Christabelle, the king's daughter, who plighted her troth to him secretly, for fear of the king. The king
discovered the lovers in a bower, and banished Sir Cauline. After a time an eldridge came, and demanded
the lady in marriage. Sir Cauline slew the Soldain, but died of the wounds received in the combat; and
the fair Christabelle died of grief, having burst her gentle hearte in twayne. (Percy's Reliques, iv.)
Caurus or Corus. The west-north-west wind, which blew from Caurus (Argestes).
The ground by piercing Caurus seared.Causa Causans The initiating cause; the primary cause.
Causa Causata The cause which owes its existence to the causa causans; the secondary cause. The
vera causa is (a) the immediate predecessor of an effect; (b) a cause verifiable by independent evidence.
Cause (The). A mission; the object or project. To make common cause. To abet the same object. Here cause is the legal term, meaning pro or con, as it may be, the cause or side of the question advocated.
Cause Celebre Any famous law case.
Causes Aristotelian causes are these four:
Cautelous Cautious, cunning, treacherous. (Latin, cautela; French, cauteleux; Spanish, cauteloso.)
Caught with cautelous baits.
Swear priests and cowards and men cautelous.Cauther (Al). The lake of Paradise, the waters of which are sweet as honey, cold as snow, and clear as crystal. He who once tastes thereof will never thirst again. (The Koran.)
Caution Money A sum deposited before entering college, by way of security.
Cava Cava's traitor sire. Cava or Florinda was the daughter of St. Julian. It was the violation of Cava by Roderick that brought about the war between the Goths and the Moors. St. Julian, to avenge his daughter, turned traitor to Roderick, and induced the Moors to invade Spain. King Roderick was slain Xeres on the third day. ( A.D. 711.)
Cavalerie a Pied The Zouaves (pronounce zwav) and Zephyrs of the French army are so called because of their fleetness and swiftness of foot.
Cavalier (3 syl.). A horseman; whence a knight, a gentleman. (Latin, caballus, a horse.)
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