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plāga ae, f

PLAG-, a blow, stroke, stripe, cut, thrust, wound : merces plagae: (pueris) Dant animos plagae, V.: plagae et volnera, Ta.: plagae crescunt, Nisi prospicis, a flogging , T.: mortifera: inpulsio (atomorum), quam plagam appellat, shock . —Fig., a blow, stroke, injury, calamity, disaster, misfortune : accepisset res p. plagam: plaga iniecta petitioni tuae: sic nec orator plagam gravem facit, nisi, etc., makes a deep impression .

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