II.Trop.: anguilla est, elabitur, he is an eel; he slips away, is a slippery fellow, prov. of a sly man, Plaut. Ps. 2, 4, 56.—
III.The hard skin of an eel, used as a whip in schools, Verr. ap. Plin. 9, 23, 39; Isid. Orig. 5, 27.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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