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(Maximus Verrucosus), a renowned Roman general, five times consul, twice censor and dictator in 221 B.C.; famous for his cautious generalship against Hannibal in the Second Punic War, harassing to the enemy, which won him the surname of "Cunctator" or delayer; d . 203 B.C.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Fabius Quintus'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/f/fabius-quintus.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.