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dim. Sitella (ὑδρία). A bucket for drawing water from a well, or for carrying it (Plaut. Amph. ii. 2, 30). It was sometimes of pottery and sometimes of bronze (Marquardt, Privatleben, p. 656). The word is also applied to a voting-urn (Plaut. Cas. ii. 6.11), and to an urn for drawing lots (Plaut. l. c.). See Cista.

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