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ex-sul or exul , ŭlis, comm. usual. referred to solum; one who is banished from his native soil; but prob. from root sal-, Sanscr. sar, to go; Lat. salire, saltare; cf.: praesul, consul, subsul, Corss. Ausspr. 2, 71,
I.a banished person, wanderer, exile.
II. Transf. (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “exsul mentisque domusque,deprived of reason, Ov. M. 9, 409: “erret per urbem pontis exsul et clivi,Mart. 10, 5, 3: ciconia avis exsul hiemis, i. e. that leaves us in winter, Publ. Syr. ap. Petr. 55 (Com. Fragm. p. 304 Rib.).
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