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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cæsa’rian Operation
 
or Cesa’rean Operation. The extraction of a child from the womb by cutting the abdomen (Latin, cæso, cut from the womb). Julius Cæsar is said to have been thus brought into the world.   1
 


 CæsarCæsarism. 

 
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