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tinnŭlus , a, um, adj. id.,
I.ringing, tinkling, shrill-sounding (poet. and in post-Aug. prose).
I. Lit.: “sistra,Ov. P. 1, 1, 38: “aera,id. M. 4, 393: “chordae,Sen. Troad. 833: “fistula,Calp. Ecl. 4, 74: “vox,Cat. 61, 13; Pompon. ap. Macr. S. 6, 4 (with tenuis): “illic cymbala tinnulaeque Gades,” i. e. the shrill noise of the Gaditan maidens, Stat. S. 1, 6, 71 (cf. Juv. 11, 162).—
II. Transf., of speakers: “(rhetores) tumidi et corrupti et tinnuli,jingling, Quint. 2, 3, 9: “verba,Hier. Ep. 143, 2; cf. tinnitus, II.
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