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pīgnus oris and eris, n

PAC-, a pledge, gage, pawn, security, guaranty : ager oppositus est pignori, T.: quo facto pignore animos centurionum devinxit, Cs.: viginti milia faenus pignoribus positis, income from mortgages , Iu.A levy upon property to secure a fine : adparitores ad pignera capienda (for wilful absence from the Senate), L.A hostage : simulatae sine ullo pignore deditiones, L.: pacis.— A wager, stake : dic, mecum quo pignore certes, what bet you will make with me , V.: Et quaerit posito pignore vincat uter, O.— Fig., a pledge, token, assurance, proof : magnum pignus ab eo rei p. datum, se, etc.: reconciliatae gratiae, Cu.: Pignera da, per quae Credar, etc., sure tokens , O.: digito pignus fortasse dedisti, i. e. a ring , Iu.Pledges of love, children : cum pignoribus domus, O.: pignera cara, nepotes, O.: frangi aspectu pignorum suorum, Ta.

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