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vadum ī, n

BA-, a shallow place, shallow, shoal, ford: Rhodanus nonnullis locis vado transitur, Cs.: vadum fluminis temptare, si transire possent, Cs.: vado superari amnis non poterat, L.: in scopulo luctans brevibusque vadis, L.: Nessus, scitus vadorum, O.: (aquae) vada nota secantes, i. e. the river bed, O.: Cera vadum tentet, rasis infusa tabellis, try the ford, i. e. make a first attempt, O.Plur, a shallow crossing, ford: vadis repertis partem copiarum transducere, Cs.A body of water, sea, stream (poet.): longā sulcant vada salsa carinā, V.: Non tangenda rates transiliunt vada, H.The depths, bottom (poet.): saxa Vadis levata, H.: Sedit limoso pressa carina vado, O.—Prov.: omnis res est iam in vado, touches bottom, i. e. is safe, T.

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