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dēcursĭo , ōnis, f. decurro,
I.a running or flowing down (less freq. than decursus; not in Cic.).
I. In gen.: “aquae,Arn. 2, p. 84.—
II. In partic., milit. t. t., a manœuvre, military exercise, evolution, a descent, hostile attack, Brutus ap. Cic. Fam. 11, 10, 4; Hirt. B. G. 8, 24, 3; Auct. B. Alex. 42.—Hence,
B. Transf., a walking or running in complete armor at a solemnity or for exercise, Suet. Calig. 18; id. Galb. 6.
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