varus accused this messenger also, when he came, of telling a falsehood, and slew him.
The despairing cry of Augustus, "varus, varus, give me back my legions!"
Not far hence lay the forest of Teutoburgium, and in it the bones of varus and the legions, by report still unburied.
Need not, varus, the streets of Rome a cleansing river to purify them?
varus, who had at first made himself loved by his kindness, now made himself hated by his severity.
The Emperor was not more a man of pleasure than he, nor the princes, than I and varus.
The jests of varus and the wisdom of Porphyrius alike failed to reach him.
They will be swept out as clean, as by varus they now are of other filth.
His limbs refused their office, and he was supported and partly lifted to the presence of varus.
But for one such, there are a thousand like varus, Fronto, and Aurelian.
foot deformity, 1800, from Latin varus, literally "knock-kneed."
varus var·us (vâr'əs, vār'-)
Characterized by an abnormal inward turning of a bone, especially of the hip, knee, or foot; occasionally used to indicate an outward turning. n.
A bone of the leg or foot characterized by such an abnormality.