Hulagu then gave his men licence to rape, kill and plunder with the caveat that Christians and Jews were to be spared.
But then, just when we feared that the Cox we suspected we knew was about to get too schmaltzy, too idyllic, she adds a caveat.
I included this caveat both in the book and in the excerpt that ran in New York magazine last week.
There is one caveat: it seems at least some of the growth comes from increasing Chinese demand.
They pounded the issue in Charlotte and dropped the caveat that it should be ‘rare.’
caveat emptor has become a phrase thrust out of good merchandising.
That sense of caveat donor was perhaps their most pathetic characteristic.
caveat emptor is the implied superscription above this department.
But, if he does, he can at once enter a caveat in the Probate Registry.
This rule is called the rule of caveat Emptor, (let the purchaser beware).
1540s, from Latin, literally "let him beware," 3rd person singular present subjunctive of cavere "to beware, take heed, watch, guard against," from PIE root *skeue- "to pay attention, perceive" (cf. Sanskrit kavih "wise, sage, seer, poet;" Lithuanian kavoti "tend, safeguard;" Armenian cucanem "I show;" Latin cautio "wariness;" Greek koein "to mark, perceive, hear," kydos "glory, fame," literally "that which is heard of;" Old Church Slavonic chujo "to feel, perceive, hear," cudo "wonder," literally "that which is heard of;" Czech (z)koumati "to perceive, be aware of;" Serbian chuvati "watch, heed;" Old English sceawian "to look at" (cf. show (v.)); Middle Dutch schoon "beautiful, bright," properly "showy;" Gothic hausjan "hear").