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strŏphĭum , ii, n., = στρόφιον (a band).
I. A band, breast-band, stay, worn by females under the breasts, Plaut., Turp., Varr., and Cic. ap. Non. 538, 7 sq.: “tereti strophio vincta papillas,Cat. 64, 65: “a strophio, a psalterio, a flagitio, est factus, repente popularis,Cic. Har. Resp. 21, 44; cf.: strophium est fascia brevis, quae virginalem tumorem cohibet papillarum, Non. l. l. —
II. A head-band, chaplet, Verg. Copa, 32; Prud. Cath. 3, 26; esp. of priests; cf. Fest. s. v. stroppus, p. 313 Müll.—
III. A rope: “ancoralia,cables, App. M. 11, p. 265, 5.
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