Definition of Charles's Wain in English:

Charles's Wain

Syllabification: Charles's Wain
archaic , chiefly British

Origin

Old English Carles wægn 'the wain of Carl (Charlemagne)', perhaps because the star Arcturus was associated with King Arthur, with whom Charlemagne was connected in legend.

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