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mucro , ōnis, m.,
I.a sharp point or edge; esp., the point of a sword, the sword's point (class.; cf.: acies, cuspis).
I. Lit.: “mucro falcis,Col. 4, 25, 1: “dentis,Plin. 8, 3, 4, § 8: “folii,id. 16, 10, 16, § 38: “crystalli,id. 37, 2, 9, § “26: cultri,edge, Juv. 14, 216: “medio jugulaberis ensis,sword's point, Ov. M. 12, 484: “coruscus,Verg. A. 2, 333.—
B. Transf.
2. A point, extremity, end (poet. and in post-Aug. prose), Lucr. 2, 520: “faucium,Plin. 6, 13, 15, § 38.—
II. Trop., edge, point, sharpness: “censorii stili,Cic. Clu. 44, 123: “tribunicius,id. Leg. 3, 9, 21: “defensionis tuae,id. Caecin. 29, 84: “ingenii,sharpness, Quint. 10, 5, 16.
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