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tendĭcŭla , ae, f. dim. tendo,
I.a little stretcher.
I. Lit.: “vestimenta tendiculis diducta,Sen. Q. N. 1, 3, 2.—
II. Trop. ( = fraus), a little snare, noose: “aucupia verborum et litterarum tendiculae,Cic. Caecin. 23, 65: verborum tendiculas aucupemur, Ambros. de Fide, 3, 5, § 37; Vulg. Prov. 1, 11.
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