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ăbolla , ae, f. ἀμβολή ἀναβολή, prop. a throwing back and around,
I.a robe of thick woollen stuff worn by soldiers, philosophers, etc. (called in Verg. A. 5, 421, duplex amictus; v. Serv. ad h.l.): toga detracta est et abolla data, Varr. ap. Non. 538, 16: “purpurea,Suet. Calig. 35.—Of philosophers, Mart. 4, 53; 8, 48; Juv. 4, 76 al.: “facinus majoris abollae,” i. e. a crime committed by a deep philosopher, Juv. 3, 115.
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