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An implement in the form of a

  • 1 ciconia

    cĭcōnĭa, ae, f., a stork, Plin. 10, 23, 32, § 63; Hor. S. 2, 2, 49; Ov. M. 6, 97; Juv. 14, 74 al.; at Praeneste called conia, Plaut. Truc. 3, 2, 23.—
    II.
    Meton.
    A.
    A derisory bending of the fingers in the form of a stork ' s bill, Pers. 1, 58; Hier. prol. in Sophon. Ep. 125, n. 18.—
    B. C.
    A transverse pole, moving upon a perpendicular post, for drawing water, etc. (syn. tolleno), Isid. Orig. 20, 15, 3.

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  • 2 corvus

    corvus, i, m. [root kar-, kal-, to sound; cf.: kaleô, korax, etc.], a raven, Plin. 10, 43, 60, § 121 sq.;

    acc. to the fable, orig. white, changed to a black bird in punishment for treachery,

    Ov. M. 2, 541 sq.;

    on account of its gift of prophecy (oscen,

    Hor. C. 3, 27, 11), consecrated to Apollo, Ov. M. 5, 329 (hence, Phoebeïus ales, id. ib. 2, 545:

    Delphicus ales,

    Petr. 122; cf. also Stat. Th. 3, 506);

    its flight to the right indicated good fortune,

    Plaut. As. 2, 1, 12; Cic. Div. 1, 39, 85.—
    B.
    Prov.:

    in cruce corvos pascere,

    to be hanged, Hor. Ep. 1, 16, 48.—
    II. A.
    In form.
    1.
    A military implement, a grapnel, Curt. 4, 2, 12; 4, 3, 24 Mützell.—
    2.
    A battering-ram, Vitr. 10, 19.—
    3.
    A surgical instrument, in the form of a hook, Cels. 7, 19, § 33.—
    4.
    The constellation Corvus, Vitr. 9, 7; Hyg. Astr. 3, 39.—
    B.
    From its color, a sea-fish, Plin. 32, 11, 53, § 146; Cels. 2, 18; Aus. Ep. 4, 63.—
    C.
    In mal. part. = fellator, Juv. 2, 63; cf. Mart. 14, 74.

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  • 3 capreolus

    căprĕŏlus, i, m. [as if from capreus, caprea].
    I.
    A kind of wild goat, chamois, roebuck, Verg. E. 2, 41; Col. 9, 1, 1.—
    II.
    Transf., named from the form of their horns,
    A. B.
    In plur.:

    capreoli, in mechanics,

    short pieces of timber inclining to each other, which support something, supports, props, stays, Vitr. 4, 2; 5, 1; 10, 15; 10, 20; 10, 21; Caes. B. C. 2, 10; Isid. Orig. 17, 5, 11.—
    C.
    Of vines, the small tendrils which support the branches, Col. 1, 31, 4; Paul. ex Fest. p. 57 Müll.; Plin. 17, 23, 35, § 208.

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  • 4 mundus

    1.
    mundus, a, um, adj. [Sanscr. mund, purificari], clean, cleanly, nice, neat, elegant.
    I.
    Lit. (class.;

    syn.: lautus, nitidus, purus): supellex,

    Hor. Ep. 1, 5, 7:

    caena,

    id. C. 3, 29, 14:

    ager,

    Gell. 19, 12, 8:

    mundissimum cubile desiderat (animal),

    Col. 7, 9, 14:

    jam intus mundissimumst,

    Plaut. Truc. 2, 7, 7.— Poet., with abl., = ornatus: Ostia munita est: idem loca navibus pulchris Munda facit, adorned, Enn. ap. Tert. p. 258 Müll. (Ann. v. 146 Vahl.).—
    B.
    Transf.
    1.
    Of mode of living, neat, fine, elegant, smart, genteel:

    cultus justo mundior,

    too elegant dress, Liv. 8, 15.— As subst.: mundus, i, m. (sc. homo), an elegant or nice person, Cic. Fin. 2, 8, 23.—
    2.
    Of quality, not coarse, fine (post-class.):

    annonae, of wheat,

    Lampr. Alex. Sev. 42, 3:

    panis,

    id. ib. 37, 3.—
    II.
    Trop.
    A.
    Of speech, neat, fine, elegant ( poet. and in postclass. prose):

    verba, Ov A. A. 3, 479: versus, quibus mundius nihil reperiri puto,

    Gell. 19, 9, 10:

    in Gallos mundius subtiliusque est, quam cum Gallis aut contra Gallos,

    id. 17, 2 med.
    B.
    Subst.: mun-dum, i. n., only in the phrase: in mundo (esse or habere), in readiness (ante-class.): tibi vita seu mors in mundo est, Enn. ap. Charis. p. 181 P. (Ann. v. 457 Vahl.:

    in mundo pro palam et in expedito ac cito, Charis.): nempe habeo in mundo,

    Plaut. Pers. 1, 1, 46:

    mihi in mundo sunt virgae,

    id. As. 2, 1, 16; 2, 2, 50:

    nescio quid vero habeo in mundo,

    id. Stich. 3, 2, 23; id. Ps. 1, 5, 85 Ritschl.—
    C.
    In eccl. Lat., morally pure, upright, free from sin:

    cor mundum crea in me, Deus,

    Vulg. Psa. 50, 12:

    beati mundo corde,

    id. Matt. 5, 8.—Hence, adv., in two forms (both, for the most part, anteand post-class.).—
    a.
    mundē, cleanly, neatly, prettily:

    (copia) in suo quaeque loco sita munde,

    Plaut. Poen. 5, 4, 5: verrite aedes, spargite munde, Titin. ap. Charis. p. 183 P.:

    parum munde et parum decenter,

    Sen. Ep. 70, 20:

    munde facti versus,

    Gell. 10, 17, 2:

    quam mundissime purissimeque fiat,

    Cato, R. R. 66, 1.—
    b.
    mun-dĭter, cleanly, neatly.
    1.
    Lit.:

    cum sedulo munditer nos habeamus,

    Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 26.—
    2.
    Trop., decently, with propriety:

    dicere,

    App. Mag. p. 296, 14.
    2.
    mundus, i, m. ( neutr. collat. form, mundum: legavit quidam uxori mundum omne penumque, all her toilet, Lucil. ap. Gell. 4, 1, 3, and ap. Non. 214, 17) [1. mundus], toilet ornaments, decorations, dress (of a woman).
    I.
    Lit.:

    mundus muliebris est, quo mulier mundior fit: continentur eo specula, matulae, unguenta, vasa unguentaria, et si qua similia dici possunt, veluti lavatio, riscus... Unguenta, quibus valetudinis causā unguimur, mundo non continentur,

    Dig. 34, 2, 25:

    munditiae et ornatus et cultus, haec feminarum insignia sunt: hunc mundum muliebrem appellārunt majores nostri,

    Liv. 34, 7, 9: virginalis, Att. ap. Paul. ex Fest. p. 142 Müll.:

    quamvis auro, veste, gemmis, omnique cetero mundo exornata mulier incedat,

    App. M. 2, p. 118. —
    II.
    Transf.
    A.
    In gen., an implement (ante- and post-class.):

    operae messoriae mundus,

    implements for the harvest work, App. M. 6 init.:

    Cereris,

    the mystical casket of Ceres, id. Mag. p. 282 (the expression in mundo esse and habere belongs to the adj. mundus, v. mundus, II. B.).—
    B.
    Like the Gr. kosmos, the universe, the world, esp. the heavens and the heavenly bodies: ut hunc hac varietate distinctum bene Graeci kosmon, nos lucentem mundum nominaremus, the heavens, Cic. Univ. 10: nam quem kosmos Graeci, nomine ornamenti appellaverunt. eum nos a perfectā absolutāque elegantiā, mundum, Plin. 2, 4, 3, § 8: concussit micantia sidera mundus, heaven shook, Cat. 64, 206:

    aetherius,

    Tib. 3, 4, 17:

    arduus,

    Verg. G. 1, 240:

    aestuat infelix angusto limite mundi,

    Juv. 10, 169. Also: mundus caeli, Enn. ap. Macr. S. 6, 2 (Sat. v. 10, p. 156 Vahl.):

    o clarissima mundi Lumina,

    Verg. G. 1, 5 sq.:

    immensi copia mundi,

    Ov. M. 2, 157:

    ipse mundus deorum hominumque causā factus est...Est enim mundus quasi communis deorum atque hominum domus, aut urbs utrorumque,

    the world, Cic. N. D. 2, 62, 154:

    innumerabiles,

    id. Ac. 2, 17, 55:

    e tabulā pictos ediscere mundos,

    parts of the world, Prop. 5, 3, 37.—
    2.
    Transf.
    a.
    The world, i. e. the earth, the inhabitants of the earth, mankind ( poet.):

    quicumque mundo terminus obstitit,

    Hor. C. 3, 3, 53:

    spes miseri mundi,

    Luc. 5, 469; Stat. S. 3, 3, 87:

    fastos evolvere mundi,

    Hor. S. 1, 3, 112:

    mundum laedere,

    mankind, Claud. Ruf. 1, 87:

    nullā in parte mundi cessat ebrietas,

    Plin. 14, 22, 29, § 149; 30, 1, 2, § 8; Flor. 2, 12, 1; Just. 30, 4, 9:

    (Alexander) scrutatur maria ignota, et, ut ita dicam, mundi claustra perrumpit,

    Sen. Ep. 119, 7:

    mundi principio,

    Juv. 15, 147.—
    b.
    The heavens, i. e. the sky, the weather (post-class.):

    tepida indulget terris clementia mundi,

    Grat. Fal. 288:

    ad Eoos tractūs mundique teporem,

    Luc. 8, 365.—
    c.
    The sun (perh. only in Manilius):

    quā mundus redit,

    Manil. Astron. 1, 36; id. ib. 3, 591.—
    d.
    Euphemistically for the Lower World, the infernal regions. The opening into this mundus was at Rome, in the Comitium, and was kept covered with a stone (lapis manalis); three times in the year, on the 24th of August, the 5th of October, and the 8th of November, days sacred to the gods of the infernal regions, this round pit was opened, and all sorts of fruits were thrown into it as offerings, Varr. ap. Macr. S. 1, 16, 18; Paul. ex Fest. s. v mundus, p. 154 Müll., and s. v. manalem lapidem, p. 128 ib.—
    e.
    Esp. (eccl. Lat.), the world as opposed to the church; this world, the realm of sin and death, as opposed to Christ's kingdom of holiness and life:

    non pro mundo rogo,

    Vulg. Johan. 17, 9:

    de mundo non sunt,

    id. ib. 17, 16:

    princeps hujus mundi (i. e. Satan),

    id. ib. 12, 31;

    14, 30: regnum meum non est de hoc mundo,

    id. ib. 18, 36; cf. id. Eph. 2, 2; 6, 12.

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  • 5 vas

    1.
    văs, vădis, m., a bail, security, surety (in gen., while praes is confined to pecuniary matters; cf.

    also sponsio): vas appellatus, qui pro altero vadimonium promittebat,

    Varr. L. L. 6, 74 Müll.:

    vas factus est alter (Damon) ejus sistendi, ut si ille non revertisset, moriendum esset ipsi,

    Cic. Off. 3, 10, 45:

    vades poscere,

    id. Rep. 2, 36, 61:

    se dare vadem pro amico,

    id. Fin. 2, 24, 79:

    deserere vades,

    Liv. 39, 41, 7; Hor. S. 1, 1, 11 Heind.—
    B.
    Trop.:

    vestram virtutem rerum quas gesturus sum, vadem praedemque habeo,

    Curt. 9, 2, 25.
    2.
    vās, vāsis; plur. vāsa, ōrum (anteclass. collat. form of the nom. sing. vāsum, Cato ap. Gell. 13, 23, 1; Fab. Pict. ap. Non. 544, 26; Plaut. Truc. 1, 1, 33 sq.:

    vasus fictilis,

    Petr. 57, 8; dat. plur. vasibus, Gargil. Martial. Pomif. Arb. 4, 4; apocopated, vas' argenteis, for vasis, acc. to Cic. Or. 45, 153), n. [Sanscr. root, vas-, to put on; vastram, clothing; Gr. hennumi, heima; Lat. vestis].
    I.
    In gen., a vessel, dish; also, a utensil, implement of any kind:

    vasa ahena ex aedibus (rapere),

    Plaut. Ps. 2, 2, 61:

    aliquod vasum argenteum Aut aliquod vasum ahenum,

    id. Truc. 1, 1, 33:

    nihil relinquo in aedibus Nec vas nec vestimentum,

    Ter. Heaut. 1, 1, 89:

    corpus quasi vas est, aut aliquod animi receptaculum,

    Cic. Tusc. 1, 22, 52; cf. Vulg. 1 Thess. 4, 4:

    quassatis undique vasis, Diffluere umorem,

    Lucr. 3, 435:

    sincerum est nisi vas, quodcumque infundis acescit,

    Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 54:

    vinarium,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 27, § 62:

    argentea,

    id. ib.; Hor. S. 2, 7, 72:

    Corinthia et Deliaca,

    Cic. Rosc. Am. 46, 133:

    Samia,

    Plaut. Capt. 2, 2, 41; Cic. Mur. 36, 75:

    escaria,

    Plin. 37, 2, 7, § 18.—Of implements for supporting any thing:

    si vasa sint legata, non solum ea continentur, quae aliquid in se recipiunt edendi bibendique causā paratum, sed etiam quae aliquid sustineant: et ideo scutellas vel promulsidaria contineri,

    Dig. 34, 2, 20.—
    2.
    Military equipments, baggage:

    ille ex Siciliā jam castra commoverat et vasa collegerat,

    had packed up, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 19, § 40:

    vasa colligere,

    Liv. 21, 47, 2; 27, 47, 8; cf.

    trop.: vasa in senectute colligere,

    Sen. Ep. 19, 1:

    vasa conclamare,

    to give the signal for packing up, Caes. B. C. 1, 66: 3, 37.—
    3.
    Agricultural implements:

    vasa quae utilia culturae sunt, aratrum, ligones, sarcula, falces, bidentes,

    Dig. 33, 7, 8.—
    4.
    Of beehives, Col. 9, 6, 1.—
    5.
    Of hunting implements, Grat. Cyn. 219.—
    II.
    In mal. part., Auct. Priap. 70; cf.

    in a double sense,

    Plaut. Poen. 4, 2, 41.

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  • 6 vasa

    1.
    văs, vădis, m., a bail, security, surety (in gen., while praes is confined to pecuniary matters; cf.

    also sponsio): vas appellatus, qui pro altero vadimonium promittebat,

    Varr. L. L. 6, 74 Müll.:

    vas factus est alter (Damon) ejus sistendi, ut si ille non revertisset, moriendum esset ipsi,

    Cic. Off. 3, 10, 45:

    vades poscere,

    id. Rep. 2, 36, 61:

    se dare vadem pro amico,

    id. Fin. 2, 24, 79:

    deserere vades,

    Liv. 39, 41, 7; Hor. S. 1, 1, 11 Heind.—
    B.
    Trop.:

    vestram virtutem rerum quas gesturus sum, vadem praedemque habeo,

    Curt. 9, 2, 25.
    2.
    vās, vāsis; plur. vāsa, ōrum (anteclass. collat. form of the nom. sing. vāsum, Cato ap. Gell. 13, 23, 1; Fab. Pict. ap. Non. 544, 26; Plaut. Truc. 1, 1, 33 sq.:

    vasus fictilis,

    Petr. 57, 8; dat. plur. vasibus, Gargil. Martial. Pomif. Arb. 4, 4; apocopated, vas' argenteis, for vasis, acc. to Cic. Or. 45, 153), n. [Sanscr. root, vas-, to put on; vastram, clothing; Gr. hennumi, heima; Lat. vestis].
    I.
    In gen., a vessel, dish; also, a utensil, implement of any kind:

    vasa ahena ex aedibus (rapere),

    Plaut. Ps. 2, 2, 61:

    aliquod vasum argenteum Aut aliquod vasum ahenum,

    id. Truc. 1, 1, 33:

    nihil relinquo in aedibus Nec vas nec vestimentum,

    Ter. Heaut. 1, 1, 89:

    corpus quasi vas est, aut aliquod animi receptaculum,

    Cic. Tusc. 1, 22, 52; cf. Vulg. 1 Thess. 4, 4:

    quassatis undique vasis, Diffluere umorem,

    Lucr. 3, 435:

    sincerum est nisi vas, quodcumque infundis acescit,

    Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 54:

    vinarium,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 27, § 62:

    argentea,

    id. ib.; Hor. S. 2, 7, 72:

    Corinthia et Deliaca,

    Cic. Rosc. Am. 46, 133:

    Samia,

    Plaut. Capt. 2, 2, 41; Cic. Mur. 36, 75:

    escaria,

    Plin. 37, 2, 7, § 18.—Of implements for supporting any thing:

    si vasa sint legata, non solum ea continentur, quae aliquid in se recipiunt edendi bibendique causā paratum, sed etiam quae aliquid sustineant: et ideo scutellas vel promulsidaria contineri,

    Dig. 34, 2, 20.—
    2.
    Military equipments, baggage:

    ille ex Siciliā jam castra commoverat et vasa collegerat,

    had packed up, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 19, § 40:

    vasa colligere,

    Liv. 21, 47, 2; 27, 47, 8; cf.

    trop.: vasa in senectute colligere,

    Sen. Ep. 19, 1:

    vasa conclamare,

    to give the signal for packing up, Caes. B. C. 1, 66: 3, 37.—
    3.
    Agricultural implements:

    vasa quae utilia culturae sunt, aratrum, ligones, sarcula, falces, bidentes,

    Dig. 33, 7, 8.—
    4.
    Of beehives, Col. 9, 6, 1.—
    5.
    Of hunting implements, Grat. Cyn. 219.—
    II.
    In mal. part., Auct. Priap. 70; cf.

    in a double sense,

    Plaut. Poen. 4, 2, 41.

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  • 7 sarculum

    sarcŭlum, i, n. ( masc. collat. form, acc. plur., sarculos, Pall. 1, 43, 3) [sario = sarrio], an implement for loosening the soil, weeding, etc., a light hoe (cf.:

    ligo, pastinum),

    Cato, R. R. 10, 3; 155, 1; Varr. L. L. 5, § 134 Muüll.; Col. 2, 11, 10; Plin. 18, 7, 18, § 79 (Jahn, sacculo); 19, 6, 33, § 109; Ov. M. 11, 36; id. F. 1, 699; Hor. C. 1, 1, 11; Vulg. Isa. 7, 25.

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