noun, plural re·ti·ar·i·i [ree-shee-air-ee-ahy, -air-ee-ee] /ˌri ʃiˈɛər iˌaɪ, -ˈɛər iˌi/. Roman History.
HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
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Example sentences from the Web for retiarius
Everybody knew of my rescue of the retiarius, thousands had seen me rescue him.The Unwilling Vestal|Edward Lucas White
Suddenly, when Sporus had approached nearly at arm's length, the retiarius threw himself forward and cast his net.
Suddenly when Sporus had approached nearly at arm's length, the retiarius threw himself forward, and cast his net.The Last Days of Pompeii|Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
The Mirmillo was a gladiator opposed to a Retiarius, protecting himself by his oblong shield against the net of the latter.The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus|Ammianus Marcellinus
The big gladiator sat still waiting for the retiarius to finish him.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes