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Catharine (Knights of St)

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1714. A Russian military order founded by Peter the Great after his naval victory of Aland, and so named in compliment to his wife Catharine.

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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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Catch-word
Catch-word
Catechumen [katy-kumen]
Cater-cousin
Caterpillars
Caterwauling
Catgut
Catgut Scraper (A)
Cathari
Catharine
Catharine (Knights of St)
Catharine of Russia
Catharine Theot (1725–1795)
Catharine Wheel (A)
Catharine Wheels
Catharine-wheel Politicians
Catharine-wheel Republics
Catharists
Cathay
Cathedræ Molles (Latin)
Cathedrals of the Old Foundation