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ductor , ōris, m. id.,
I.a leader, commander, chief, general (class.; a favorite word of Vergil, used by him more than 20 times; cf.: dux, imperator, princeps, praetor, praefectus, etc.): exercitus, * Cic. Tusc. 1, 37; Liv. 1, 28: “itineris,a guide, id. 7, 41; 10, 21 fin.; Verg. A. 2, 14; 8, 6; 129 et saep.; cf. apum (in their battles), id. G. 4, 88; “of the leaders in warlike games,id. A. 5, 133; 249; Suet. Tib. 6: “classis,a pilot, Verg. A. 6, 334; Ov. M. 12, 574: “aquarum Tibris,the king of rivers, Stat. S. 3, 5, 112. —
II. One who extends, draws out: ferreus, poet. for iron - worker, Auct. Priap. 32, 13; cf. Vulg. Num. 10, 31.
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