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nūdĭpĕdālĭa , ĭum, n. nudipes.
I. A religious procession of persons with bare feet, the barefoot festival, celebrated in seasons of great drought, to procure a fall of rain: “cum stupet caelum et aret annus, nudipedalia denuntiantur, magistratus purpuras ponunt, fasces retro avertunt, precem indigitant, hostiam instaurant,Tert. Jejun. 16; id. Apol. 40; cf. Petr. 44; Sil. 3, 28.—
II. A going barefoot: “nudipedalia exercere,Hier. in Ep. ad Galat. 4, 8.
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