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lectīcārĭus , i, m. lectica,
I.a litterbearer, sedan-bearer, chairman, Cic. Rosc. Am. 46, 134; Sulp. ap. Cic. Fam. 4, 12, 3: “lecticarii cum asseribus in auxilium accucurrerunt,with their poles, Suet. Calig. 58: “inter urbana ministeria continentur ... et lecticarii,Paul. Sent. 3, 6, 72.—The chairmen formed a guild or corporation: EX CORPORE LECTICARIORVM CAESARIS, Inscr. ap. Grut. 599, 11: “DECVRIO LECTICARIORVM,ib. 600, 1; Inscr. Orell. 2871; 6323.
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