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Charles's Wain

Pronunciation: /ˌtʃɑːlzɪz ˈweɪn/
The Plough in Ursa Major.


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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