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calx cis, f

CEL-, CER-, the heel: (forīs) calcibus insultare, T.: uti pugnis et calcibus: ferrata, the spur, V.: nudis calcibus anguem premere, Iu.: quadrupes calcibus auras Verberat, i. e. the fore-feet, V.: calce petit, kicks, H.: ferire, O.: calces remittere, to kick, N.: aut dic aut accipe calcem, take a kick, Iu.: calcemque terit iam calce, i. e. presses close in his footsteps, V.—Prov.: advorsum stimulum calces (sc. iactare), to kick against the pricks, T.

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