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CAPITA AUT NAVIA

CAPITA AUT NAVIA head or tail, the name of a game at “pitch and toss,” derived from the fact that the early as had on one side a double-faced Janus, on the other the prow of a ship. See cut of as on p. 202. (Macr. 1.7, 22; Fest. s. v. Navia, p. 169 M.)

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