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clĭpĕo (clŭpĕo , clypĕo ), no
I.perf., ātum, 1, v. a. clipeus, to arm or furnish with a shield (rare): clamide contortā astu clupeat bracchium, as with a shield, Pac. ap. Non. p. 87, 26 (Trag. Rel. v. 186 Rib.); Varr. L. L. 5, § 7 Müll. (Rib. Trag. Lat., Pac. 186): “clipeata agmina,Verg. A. 7, 793; Sil. 8, 436: “seges virorum,Ov. M. 3, 110 (transl. from Eurip. Phoen. 885).—Subst.: clĭpĕātus , i, m., one who is armed with a shield, Plaut. Curc. 3, 1, 54; cf.: “frontem adversus clipeatos habebat,Liv. 44, 41, 2; Curt. 7, 9, 2 al. —Clipeata imago, represented upon a shieldformed surface (cf. clipeus, II. D.), Macr. S. 2, 3.
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