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phălĕro , āre, v. a. phalerae, adorn with trappings, ornament the breast (late Lat.): “animalia phalerari sibi magis quam nodari gaudent,Ambros. Cant. Cantic. 1, 43.—Fig., to deck, set off, display: “eloquentiae phalerandae gratiā,Ambros. Off. Min. 1, 12, 44.—Hence, phălĕrātus , a, um, adj. I . Lit., wearing an ornament for the forehead and breast: “equi,Liv. 30, 17: “cursor,Petr. 28: “turba Mazacum atque cursorum,Suet. Ner. 30.—
II. Trop., decorated, ornamented: phaleratis dictis aliquem ducere, with fine speeches, Ter Phorm. 3, 2, 16.
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    • Suetonius, Nero, 30
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 30, 17
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