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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a modification of "Tertius;" a Roman advocate, whom the Jews
    employed to state their case against Paul in the presence of
    Felix (Acts 24:1-9). The charges he adduced against the apostle
    were, "First, that he created disturbances among the Romans
    throughout the empire, an offence against the Roman government
    (crimen majestatis). Secondly, that he was a ringleader of the
    sect of the Nazarenes; disturbed the Jews in the exercise of
    their religion, guaranteed by the state; introduced new gods, a
    thing prohibited by the Romans. And thirdly, that he attempted
    to profane the temple, a crime which the Jews were permitted to

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Tertullus, third