• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Precautious Taking or using precaution; precautionary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • precautious Using precaution; displaying previous care or caution; provident.
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In literature:

The most sure and most precautious chap that ever handled niggers.
"Jerry of the Islands" by Jack London
Brock may not have been judicially precautious.
"The Story of Isaac Brock" by Walter R. Nursey
I've always noticed that these directions for use are too precautious.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
Thus precautious we landed near the village, but were still a good way from the place were we intended to fill our casks.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
You are growing up precautious.
"Marjorie Dean College Freshman" by Pauline Lester

In news:

The Southeastern Conference reminds fans to be precautious when purchasing SEC Football Championship tickets on the secondary market.