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faex faecis, f

grounds, sediment, lees, dregs: poti faece tenus cadi, H.: peruncti faecibus ora, H.: terrena, earthy deposit, O.—Burnt tartar, salt of tartar, H.—The brine of pickles, O.—A wash for the face, H., O. — Fig., dregs, refuse: civitatum: urbis: in Romuli faece: de faece hauris, i. e. from bad orators.

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