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incīlis , e, adj. contr. from incīdilis, from incido,
I.cut in: fossae, i. e. ditches, trenches for carrying off water, Cato, R. R. 155, 1.— Far more freq.,
II. Substt.
A. incīle , is, n., a ditch, trench: “incilia aperire,Cato, R. R. 155, 1: “ducere incile,Dig. 43, 13, 1; App. M. 9, p. 221: in incili omnia adhaeserunt, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 5, 3.—
B. incīlis , is, m., transl.: inciles διώρυγες (i. e. διώρυχες), Gloss. Philox.
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