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căpistrum , i, n. capio.
I. A halter, a muzzle of leather for animals, Gr. φορβεία, Varr. R. R. 2, 6, 4; Ov. M. 10, 125; Verg. G. 3, 188; 3, 399.—
B. Trop.: maritale capistrum, the matrimonial halter, Juv. 6, 43. —
II. Transf., of plants,
A. A band for fastening up vines, Col. 4, 20, 3.—
B. A band for the wine-press, Cato, R. R. 12.
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