- Saint,died a.d. 296, pope 283–296.
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Examples from the Web for caius
He had left Caius in the charge of his nurse, for the boy's mother was dead.
"Your father is expected home to-day, master Caius," said the Greek.
He looked back at Caius and pulled the blanket over his head.
Caius had been with him through much of his work, for Caius served in the same legion.The Lion's Brood</p>
The boy apparently said something, although Caius could not catch the voice.The Mermaid</p>
- same as Gaius
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Word Origin and History for caius
variant of Gaius, common Roman praenomen. Both forms have the abbreviation C., and the confusion reflects the early Roman uncertainty about the use of gamma (see C).
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