English edit

Noun edit

C. (plural CC.)

  1. Century.
    Fig. 2: a 13 th C. illumination of ‘H’

Noun edit

C.

  1. (law) Abbreviation of code.

Derived terms edit

Noun edit

C.

  1. (law) Abbreviation of chancellor.

Usage notes edit

This is the customary abbreviation of this term as used in legal citation. See, e.g., The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, Nineteenth Edition (2010), "Judges and Officials", Table T11, p. 443.

French edit

Etymology edit

Abbreviation of grosse caisse (bass drum).

Noun edit

C. f (plural C.)

  1. (music) b-d, bd, BD (bass drum)

Italian edit

Noun edit

C.

  1. (music) Abbreviation of grancassa (bass drum).

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From archaic Latin, when the letter C represented the phonetic value /g/.

Proper noun edit

C. m (indeclinable)

  1. Praenominal abbreviation of Cāius. Praenominal abbreviation of Gāius.