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clāvĭcŭla , ae, f. dim. id. *
I. A small key, Caes. Germ. Arat. 195.—
II. A tendril, by which the vine clings to its props, Cic. Sen. 15, 52; id. N. D. 2, 47, 120; Col. 4, 6, 2; Plin. 23, prooem. § 5.—
III. A bar, bolt of the door, Hyg. Grom. 55.—Hence, clāvĭcŭlārĭus , ĭi, m., a key-keeper, jailer, Firm. Math. 3, 66.
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