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dēductus , a, um, P. a.
A. Drawn inwards, bent inwards (only post-Aug.), said of the nose: “nasum et a summo eminentiorem et ab imo deductiorem,Suet. Aug. 79: “nasus deductus,Lampr. Diadum. 3.—
B. (Acc. to no. II. B. 3.) Slender, weak (ante-class., and once in Verg.): deducta tunc voce leo, with a weak, subdued voice, Lucil. ap. Non. 289, 16: deducta voce, Afran. and Cornificius ap. Macr. Sat. 6, 4: carmen, a humble strain, opp. to canere reges et proelia, Verg. E. 6, 5 (tenue translatio a lana, quae deducitur in tenuitatem, Serv.); cf. also Macr. Sat. 6, 4, and Quint. 8, 2, 9.!*? In Cic. Leg. 2, 20, 50, deductio, not deducta, is the true reading.
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