Definition of Cursus

1. Noun. (rare) A course; a journey or progression. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cursus

1. a prehistoric earthwork [n CURSI]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cursus

cursorary
cursored
cursores
cursorial
cursorily
cursoriness
cursorinesses
cursoring
cursorless
cursors
cursory
cursour
cursours
curst
curstfully
cursus (current term)
curt
curtail
curtailed
curtailer
curtailers
curtailing
curtailment
curtailments
curtails
curtain
curtain-call
curtain-raise
curtain-twitcher
curtain-twitchers

Literary usage of Cursus

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1. Introduction to the Study of Latin Inscriptions by James Chidester Egbert (1896)
"... VI OFFICIAL TITLES cursus HONORUM CORRESPONDING to the titles given with the names of the emperors, timere appear also iii the inscriptions, ..."

2. The Master of the Offices in the Later Roman and Byzantine Empires by Arthur Edward Romilly Boak (1919)
"THE MASTER OF THE OFFICES AND THE cursus ... to the time of Constantine the Great, the cursus pub licu s, or state post, an establishment created under the ..."

3. University of Michigan Studies by University of Michigan (1919)
"THE MASTER OF THE OFFICES AND THE cursus ... the cursus publicus, or state post, an establishment created under the Principate for the rapid conveyance of ..."

4. Journal of Theological Studies (1904)
"of the ' cursus '. Since that time much has been written on the subject, ... By Mgr Duchesne it was shewn that the 'cursus' introduced by Gelasius II and ..."

5. The Lives of the Popes in the Early Middle Ages by Horace Kinder Mann, Johannes Hollnsteiner (1914)
"the cursuS. it was necessary to observe a certain order of long and short syllables, ie, to follow a certain metrical arrangement. If this was done, ..."

6. The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine by Edward Hungerford Goddard, Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1875)
"THE AVENUES AND cursus. Neither "Webb nor Aubrey appear to have found out the avenues or cursus, and Stukeley might fairly claim to have been the discoverer ..."

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