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tractus ūs, m

TRAG-, a drawing, dragging, hauling, pulling, drawing out, trailing : tractu Ferre rotam, V.: longo Vellera mollibat tractu, O.: Syrtes ab tractu nominatae (i. e. from Gr. σύρω), S.: Squameus in spiram tractu se conligit anguis, V.A train, track, course : Flammarum, V.: (Phaëthon) longo per aëra tractu Fertur, in a long train (of fire), O.: (Cydnus) leni tractu e fontibus labens puro solo excipitur, Cu.: ut arborum tractu equitatus hostium impediretur, N.A stretch, extent : castrorum, L.: cuius (urbis) is est tractus ductusque muri, ut, etc.— A territory, district, region, tract of land : oppidi, Cs.: Conruptus caeli, V.: Venafranus: Tractus uter plures lepores, uter educet apros, H.—Fig., course, progress, movement : tractus orationis lenis.— A drawing out, lengthening, drawling : verborum.

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