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instĭta , ae, f. insisto.
I. The border or flounce (laid in several plaits) of a Roman lady's tunic (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “quarum subsutā talos tegit instita veste,Hor. S. 1, 2, 29: “longa,Ov. Am. 1, 32: “nulla,” i. e. no lady, id. ib. 2, 600.—
II. A bandage, girth, Petr. 20; id. 97, 4; Scrib. Larg. 133; Stat. Th. 7, 654.
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