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angĭna (for the quantity of the pen.,
I.v. the foll. examples, and cf. Wagner ad Plaut. Trin. 2, 4, 139), ae, f. ἀγχόνη; v. ango.
I. The quinsy, as suffocating: Insperato abiit quam unā angina sustulit horā, Lucil. ap. Non. p. 35, 9: “Sues moriuntur angĭnā acri acerrume,Plaut. Trin. 2, 4, 139: “Angĭna verŏ sibi mixtum sale poscit acetum,Ser. Samm. 282; Cels. 2, 10; 4, 4; Plin. 23, 2, 29, § 61 al.: anginam vinariam habere dicuntur, qui vino suffocantur, Paul. ex Fest. p. 28 Müll.—
II. Trop.: “angina mentis,distress of mind, produced by physical disease, Tert. Anim. 48.
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