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sesquĭ-pĕdālis , e, adj.
I. Of a foot and a half; one foot and a half in length, breadth, or diameter, Cato, R. R. 15, 2: “tigna,Caes. B. G. 4, 17: “talea,Col. 5, 9, 3: “mensura,id. 9, 15, 4; 11, 2, 18; 11, 3, 48; Vitr. 5, 10; 10, 15, 4.—
II. Poet. transf., to denote excessive length, half a yard long: “dentes,Cat. 97, 5: “verba,Hor. A. P. 97; Mart. 7, 14, 10.
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