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^clĕa (^chlĕa ; cf. the letter C), ae, f. κοχλίας, ό,
b. In cocleam, snail-formed, spiral, Cels. 8, 10, 1; Col. 8, 17, 2; cf.: “per cocleam ascendebat in cenaculum,Vulg. 3 Reg. 6, 8.—
II. Meton.
A. A snail-shell, Mart. 11, 18, 23.—
B. A screw of a press, Vitr. 6, 9.—
C. A machine for drawing water, a water-snail, waterscrew, Vitr. 5, 12; 10, 8; 10, 11.—
D. A door that moves easily, Varr. R. R. 3, 5, 3 Schneid.
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