Definition of Charles's Wain in English:

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Charles's Wain

Pronunciation: /ˌCHärlzəz ˈwān/
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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