Charles's Wain


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Synonyms for Charles's Wain

a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

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In Britain, it was anglicized to Charles's Wain, a name so familiar that pubs adopted it and put it on the signs identifying their licensed premises.
England anglicized the Dipper's vehicle registration to Charles's Wain, though in some quarters it wheeled up to the Round Table as Arthur's Wain.
Europe sometimes gave Charlemagne a license to fly laps around the pole in the same vehicle and named it Charles's Wain.