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 Causes.Cau’ther (Al). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cau’telous.
 
Cautious, cunning, treacherous. (Latin, cautla; French, cauteleux; Spanish, cauteloso.)   1
       
“Caught with cautelous baits.”
       
Shakespeare: Coriolanus, iv. 1.
       
“Swear priests and cowards and men cantelous.”
       
Shakespeare: Julius Cœsar, ii. 1.
 


 Causes.Cau’ther (Al). 

 
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