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κοιλιόδεσμος). The ancient representation of the sash which in our time has begun to be worn by men in warm weather (Pliny , Pliny H. N. viii. 73). It was a square piece of cloth tied around the loins and over the abdomen, sometimes for medical purposes and sometimes for comfort. It was also arranged so as to be used for the purposes of a money-belt (Dig. xlviii. 20, 6).

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