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ancōn , ōnis, m. v. ango, = ἀγκών (the bend of the arm), t. t., for the pure Lat. cubitum.
I. The arm of a workman's square, Vitr. 3, 3 fin.; 8, 6.—
II. A stone in a wall, which projects above more than below, and supports something; a console or volute, Vitr. 4, 6.—
III. The knobbed bars of a hydraulic engine, Vitr. 10, 13.—
IV. Forked poles for spreading nets (pure Lat., ames, Hor. Epod. 2, 33), Grat. Cyn. 87.—
V. The arm of a chair, Cael. Aur. Tard. 2, 1.—
VI. A kind of drinking-vessel in an alehouse, Dig. 33, 7, 13.
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    • Vitruvius, On Architecture, 10.13
    • Vitruvius, On Architecture, 8.6
    • Vitruvius, On Architecture, 3.3
    • Vitruvius, On Architecture, 4.6
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