Charles's Wain


Charles's Wain

noun \ˈchärlz-ˈwān, ˌchärl-zəz-\

Definition of CHARLES'S WAIN

Origin of CHARLES'S WAIN

Charlemagne
First Known Use: before 12th century

Charles's Wain

noun

Full Definition of CHARLES'S WAIN

chiefly British dated astronomy
:  big dipper < … and the first sight he beheld was the stars above him. was getting towards a right angle with the Pole star, and Gabriel concluded that it must be about nine o'clock … — Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd, 1874>

Origin of CHARLES'S WAIN

Charlemagne
First Known Use: before 12th century

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