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nōdus ī, m

see HED-, a knot : nodus vinculumque: Necte tribus nodis ternos colores, V.: Cacum Conripit in nodum complexus, clasping him as in a knot , V.: nodos manu diducere, O.: crinem nodo substringere, Ta.: crura sine nodis, Cs.: baculum sine nodo, L.: telum solidum nodis, V.: nodoque sinūs conlecta fluentes, V.— Prov.: nodum in scirpo quaeris, look for a knot in a bulrush , i. e. make difficulties , T.—In a plant, a joint, eye : in ipso Fit nodo sinus, V.A star in the constellation Pisces , C.—Fig., a band, bond : his igitur singulis versibus quasi nodi apparent continuationis: amicitiae.— A bond, obligation : imponere nodos (i. e. ius iurandum), O.A knotty point, difficulty, impediment : dum hic nodus expediatur: huius erroris, L.: nisi dignus vindice nodus Intersit, crisis , H.: Abas pugnae nodusque moraque, V.: iuris, Iu.

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