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pŭgillum , δρὰξ χειρός, Gloss. Lat. Gr.), dim. pugnus,
I.what one can hold in the fist, a handful: “lentis pugillus,Cato, R. R. 158; Plin. 20, 22, 89, § 242; Prud. Cath. 10, 152: “melior est pugillus cum requie,a very little, Vulg. Eccl. 4, 6.
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