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pēgma , ătis, n., = πῆγμα,
I.a fixture made of boards, for use or ornament, belonging to a house.
I. In gen.: “atricrum pegmata,Aus. Epigr. 26: “in emptionem domus et specularia et pegmata cedere solent,Dig. 33, 7, 12.—
II. In partic.
A. A bookcase, Cic. Att. 4, 8, a fin.
B. A piece of wooden machinery in the theatre, which rose and fell, opened and shut of itself, and with which players were suddenly raised aloft, Sen. Ep. 88, 19; Plin. 33, 3, 16, § 53: “si automatum vel pegma vel quid tale aliud parum cessisset,Suet. Claud. 34; Phaedr 5, 7, 7; Juv. 4, 122; Mart. 8, 33, 3; Vop. Carin. 19.
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