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flexĭlis , e, adj. flexus, from flecto.
I. Pliant, pliable, flexile (poet. and in postAug. prose): “cornu,Ov. M. 5, 383: “ulmus et fraxinus,Plin. 16, 40, 79, § 219: “betulla,id. 16, 18, 30, § 75: “cervix ad circumspectum,id. 11, 37, 67, § 177: “vitrum,id. 36, 26, 66, § 195: “lectuli,Amm. 22, 4.—
II. Bent, curved: “spicae,App. M. 6 init. (Ov. Am. 1, 14, 26, read nexilis, Merk.).
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