Definitions for dicastˈdaɪ kæst, ˈdɪk æst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

di•castˈdaɪ kæst, ˈdɪk æst(n.)

  1. (in ancient Athens) one of 6000 citizens chosen by lot each year to sit as a judge.

    Category: Ancient History

Origin of dicast:

1700–10; < Gk dikastḗs

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dicast(noun)

    a functionary in ancient Athens answering nearly to the modern juryman

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