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āla ae, f

for * axla; dim. of axis, a wing: aquila suspensis demissa leniter alis, L.: stridentes, V. — Fig.: mors alis circumvolat atris, H.: furva, Tb.: iocunda, Pr.: fulminis ocior alis, V.: timor addidit alas, i. e. speed, V.—Of sails: velorum pandimus alas, V.—In man, the armpit, L.: aliquid sub alā portare, H.—Of an army, the wing, usu. including the cavalry and the auxiliaries, C., L.A division of cavalry: Campanorum, L.: mille ferme equitum, L.—Poet.: Dum trepidant alae, while the troops are in hot pursuit, V.

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