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(compēs or con-pēs, pedis) f

a fetter, shackle (for the feet; usu. plur.): habendae compedes, must be worn, T.: ille ex compedibus: compedibus vincire alqm, Iu. — Sing. (only abl.): durā, H.: magnā, Iu.—Fig., fetters, bonds, bands, chains: corporis, of the physical life: compedes eas (urbes) Graeciae appellare, L.: gratā, H.: nivali, H.

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