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mandra , ae, f., = μάνδρα,
I.a stall or pen for cattle, etc. (poet.).
I. Lit.: “mulorum,Mart. 5, 22, 7.—
II. Transf.
A. A herd of cattle: stantis convicia mandrae, abuse from the herd penned up or stopped, i. e. from the drovers, Juv. 3, 237; cf.: mandrae, locus in quo porci includuntur, Vet. Schol. ad loc.—
B. In plur., a checkered draught-board, gaming-table: “vincas Novium Publiumque mandris clusos,” i. e. penned up in the squares, Mart. 7, 72, 8.
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