Definition for Caesar (-s)

Caesar (-s), proper n. [L. < a caeso matric utere, from the incised womb (caesarian section) < caesaries, head of hair; see czar.]

  1. Gaius Julius C├Žsar (100-44 B.C.); title character of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar [see ED letters]; [fig.] Austin Dickinson; older brother; family authority (ED sent this poem to her brother Austin).
  2. Roman emperor; [fig.] ruler; powerful leader; grand person; (see Matthew 22:17).

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