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A huntsman who sold himself to Zaʹmiel, the Black Huntsman. The night before the expiration of his lease of life he bargained for three yearsʹ respite on condition of bringing Max into the power of the evil one. Zamiel replied, “To-morrow either he or you.” On the day appointed for the trial-shot, Caspar places himself in a tree. Max is told by the prince to aim at a dove. The dove flies to the tree where Caspar is concealed. Max shoots at the dove, but kills Caspar, and Zamiel comes to carry off his victim. (Weber’s Opera of Der Freischütz.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Caryates or Caryatids
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Casca
Case (To)
Case-hardened
Cashier
Casino
Casket Homer
Caspar
Cassandra
Cassation
Cassi
Cassibelan
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Cassiterides
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