What does the word ides mean?

Usage examples for ides

  1. Meanwhile Cneius Servilius, the consul, entered upon his office at Rome, on the ides of March. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius
  2. The number of days of Calends depend upon the number of days in the month, and the day of the month on which the Ides fall. – Our Calendar by George Nichols Packer
  3. Lines 23- 24. Confirmation of the title or restitution of such land to be made before the Ides of March next. – Public Lands and Agrarian Laws of the Roman Republic by Andrew Stephenson