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περόνη). A clasp for fastening garments, resembling our brooches or safety-pins

Fibulae. (British Museum.)

(Livy, xxvii. 19). It consisted of a hoop and a needle, sometimes elastic, sometimes fixed by a joint. Some fibulae were in the shape of buckles.

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