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[ok-tey-vee-uh s]
  1. a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for octavius

Historical Examples

  • Mr. Octavius Clarke would be glad to speak with Mr. Elliston.

    The English Spy

    Bernard Blackmantle

  • There was a man of the name of Octavius, suspected to be of African descent.

  • Edmund, the tribunes, Iago, and (in this play) Octavius Cæsar are such souls.

    William Shakespeare

    John Masefield

  • Cæsar had provided that Octavius should be his successor—this will must be respected.

  • There was an edge to her words the sharpness of which was felt by Octavius on the front seat.

    Flamsted quarries

    Mary E. Waller