noun Roman History.
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Draghignazzo, he too, wished to have a catch at the legs below; whereat their decurion wheeled around around with evil aspect.Dante: "The Central Man of All the World"|John T. Slattery
All this tends at least to prove that we should read "decurion" for "deacon" in the "Confession."Bolougne-Sur-Mer|Reverend William Canon Fleming
In a moment the boy sprang into the decurion's way so suddenly that the soldier almost fell over him.The City of Delight|Elizabeth Miller
Then, returning home, he summoned the decurion of police, and informed him that Phut might be a dangerous person.The Pharaoh and the Priest|Alexander Glovatski
Cicero said that it was easier to be a Senator at Rome than a decurion at Pompeii.The Wonders of Pompeii|Marc Monnier