I.Without head, without chief or leader.— Subst.: Ăcĕphăli , a sect of heretics, Isid. Or. 8, 5, 66; cf. 5, 39, 39 sq.—
II. In prosody, of a hexameter which begins with a short syllable (e. g. ἐπειδή), Vel. Long. p. 2219 P.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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