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chŏrāgĭum , ii, n., = χορήγιον.
I. The place where the chorus was trained and practised, Vitr. 5, 9; Inscr. Orell. 3209.—
II. ( = χορηγία; cf. “Lidd. and Scott),the preparing and bringing out of a chorus, Plaut. Capt. prol. 61; App. Mag. p. 282, 1; cf. Fest. p. 52; in plur., Val. Max. 2, 4, 6.— Hence,
B. Transf., of any other splendid preparation or equipment, Plin. 36, 15, 24, § 115: “nuptiarum,App. M. 4, p. 157, 35: “funebre,id. ib. 2, p. 123, 25.—Trop.: “gloriae,means of acquiring, Auct. Her. 4, 50, 63.—
III. In mechanics, a spring, Vitr. 10, 8, 4.
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