Caymiticus

Fratricidal; derived from *Cayme.
Cf. Cayme's castles Ceap. See Chap1

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Cayme — A medieval spelling of Cain. Cf.Cayme s castles; Cain; Caymiticus …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Cayme's castles — Phrase used by John Wyclif (after 1382 and during his exile in Oxford) to describe the great churches of the Franciscan friars. Cayme is a medieval form of *Cain, son of Adam, killer of his brother, Abel. The reason for the hostile epithet is… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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