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tectum , i, n. tego.
I. Lit., a covering.
B. A ceiling (usu. plain; opp. lacunar, a fretted ceiling): tectis caelatis, laqueatis, ceilings, rooms, Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 1, 35, 85; 3, 19, 44 (Trag. v. 121 Vahl.); cf.: “qui marmoreis tectis ebore et auro fulgentibus abundant,Cic. Par. 1, 3, 13; so, “aurata,id. ib. 6, 3, 49: “laqueata,Hor. C. 2, 16, 12: “cubilia tectaque,canopies, id. Epod. 12, 12. —
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