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follis , is, m. cf. flo.
I. Lit.
B. A playing-ball inflated with wind, a windball: “ego te follem pugillatorium faciam, et pendentem incursabo pugnis,Plaut. Rud. 3, 4, 16: “folle decet pueros ludere, folle senes,Mart. 14, 47, 2; 4, 19, 5; cf. folliculus, I. B.—
C. A leathern money-bag: “et tenso folle reverti Inde domum possis,Juv. 14, 281; so Dig. 35, 1, 82; Veg. Mil. 2, 20; Plaut. Aul. 2, 4, 23.—
2. Transf., a small piece of money: “centum folles aeris,Lampr. Heliog. 22: “quinquaginta folles petere,Aug. Civ. D. 22, 8; id. adv. Crescent. 3, 29.—
D. A cushion or pillow inflated with air, a wind-cushion, Lampr. Heliog. 25, 2.—
II. Transf., the stomach: “devorata in follem ventris recondere,Macr. S. 7, 4.—Poet., puffed cheeks: “tunc immensa cavi spirant (causidici) mendacia folles,Juv. 7, 111.
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