noun, plural re·ti·ar·i·i [ree-shee-air-ee-ahy, -air-ee-ee]. /ˌri ʃiˈɛər iˌaɪ, -ˈɛər iˌi/. Roman History.
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The Retiarius endeavoured to throw the net over his antagonist, and then to despatch him with the spear.Valeria|William Henry Withrow
The big gladiator sat still waiting for the retiarius to finish him.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
"If a man is active without being strong, I should make a retiarius of him," Scopus said.Beric the Briton|G. A. Henty
Suddenly, when Sporus had approached nearly at arm's length, the retiarius threw himself forward and cast his net.
The conquering retiarius withdrew his net, and leaning on his spear, looked to the audience for their judgment.