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gausăpa , ae, f., or gausăpes , is, m., also gausăpe , is (only sing.), and plur. gausăpa , ōrum, n., = γαυσάπης,
I.a shaggy woollen cloth, frieze, felt, used for clothing, covering, etc.; a garment or cover of frieze.
I. Lit.
(α). Sing., nom.: gausapa, according to Varr. ap. Charis. p. 80 P.; and ap. Prisc. p. 759 P.: gausape, M. Messala ap. Charis. p. 80; Mart. 14, 152 in lemm.—Abl.: “involutus coccina gausapa,Petr. 28 (perh. acc. plur.): purpureo tersit tunc latas gausape mensas, Lucil. ap. Prisc. p. 870; so, “gausape,Hor. S. 2, 8, 11: gausape purpureo salutatus, Cass. Sever. ap. Prisc. p. 759 P.— —
(β). Plur., nom.: “gausapa patris mei memoria coepere, amphimalla nostra, sicut villosa etiam ventralia,Plin. 8, 48, 73, § 193.—Acc.: “gausapa si sumpsit, gausapa sumpta proba,Ov. A. A. 2, 300: “lutea gausapa,Pers. 6, 46: gausapes, lodices purpureas et colloreas meas, Aug. ap. Charis. p. 80.—*
II. Transf., a shaggy beard: “tu cum maxillis balanatum gausape pectas,Pers. 4, 37.
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