Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- retiary Net-like.
- retiary Spinning a web, as a spider; of or pertaining to the Retiariæ.
- retiary Armed with a net; hence, skilful to entangle.
- n retiary Same as retiarius.
- n retiary A retiary spider; a member of the Retiariæ.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
- adj Retiary rē′shi-ā-ri net-like: constructing a web to catch prey: provided with a net
- n Retiary a gladiator who fights with a net—also Retiā′rius