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Cassius

[kash-uh s] /ˈkæʃ əs/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • His affection for Cassius is not a virtue to one in especial.

    The Man Shakespeare Frank Harris
  • Cassius tells me that you are thinking of returning to Maine.

    Quin Alice Hegan Rice
  • Cassius is killed by his servant when he sees that all is lost.

    William Shakespeare John Masefield
  • From love of Cæsar to hate for Brutus and Cassius is but a step.

  • It was with his stilus that Cassius stabbed Caesar in the senate-house.

    The Last Days of Pompeii Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  • In all the procession he sees but the images of Brutus and Cassius that are not there!

    The Caxtons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Cassius and others had 178desired that Antony also should be killed, and with him Lepidus.

    The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
Word Origin and History for Cassius

Roman gens, one of the oldest families of Rome. The conspirator against Caesar was C. Cassius Longinus.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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