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specula ae, f

SPEC-, a look-out, watchtower : ignis e speculā sublatus: dat signum speculā ab altā. V.: in hac tamquam speculā conlocati: speculis per omnia promunturia positis, L.—Fig., in the phrase, in speculis, on the watch, on the look-out, on guard : nunc homines in speculis sunt: in speculis omnis Abydos erat, O.: diem unum in speculis fuit, L.A high place, height, summit, eminence : in speculis Planities ignota iacet, V.: e speculis lucem vidit, V.

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