caer-

caer-

A prefix signifying a fortified wall, castle, or city, occurring in place names in Wales and parts of western and northern England.
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Frederick John Cross appeared before Caerphilly magistrates yesterday, charged with the attempted murder of Barbara Cross at their home Caer Fferm, Glenfields, Caer- philly, last Friday.