A.to be aῥαβδοῦχος, carry a rod or wand, esp. as a badge of office, Hippias Erythr. ap. Ath.6.259d; of the Roman lictors, bear the fasces, D.C.48.43:—Pass., have the fasces borne before one, Plu. Num.10.
Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. A Greek-English Lexicon. revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones. with the assistance of. Roderick McKenzie. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1940.
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