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).