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cantātĭo , ōnis, f. canto; lit. a singing, a playing; hence, abstr. pro concr..
I. Music, song, mentioned by Varr. L. L. 6, 7, § 75 Müll.: “animum cantationibus permulcere,App. M. 2, p. 125; Vulg. Psa. 70, 6 (but in Plaut. Stich. 5, 5, 19, the true reading is cantionem, Fleck.).—*
II. A charm, spell, incantation, Firm. Math. 3, 6.
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    • Plautus, Stichus, 5.5
    • Old Testament, Psalm, 70.6
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