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Roscian

[rosh-ee-uh n, rosh-uh n]
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  1. of, relating to, or involving acting.

Origin of Roscian

First recorded in 1630–40; Rosci(us) + -an
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Historical Examples

  • They are threatening the Roscian law, and even the corn law.

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • The Roscian strain in him had its own tragic force and reality.

  • And now, in pity to an afflicted parent, hear for a while his offspring's Roscian capabilities.