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tālāris , e, adj. talus.
I. Of or belonging to the ankles.
A. Adj.: “tunica,” i. e. reaching to the ankles, long, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 13, § 31; 2, 5, 33, § 86; id. Cat. 2, 10, 22; Lact. 4, 14, 8; Vulg. Gen. 37, 23.—
B. Subst.: -lārĭa , ĭum, n. *
1. The ankles or parts about the ankles, Sen. Ep. 53, 7.—
2. (Sc. calceamenta.) Winged shoes or sandals fastened to the ankles.—Of Mercury, Verg. A. 4, 239; Ov. M. 2, 736.—Of Perseus, Ov. M. 4, 667; 4, 730.—Of the fifth Minerva: “cui pinnarum talaria adfigunt,Cic. N. D. 3, 23, 59. —Prov.: “talaria videamus,let us think of flight, let us fly, Cic. Att. 14, 21, 4.—
3. (Sc. vestimenta.) A long garment reaching down to the ankles, Ov. M. 10, 591.—*
II. Of or belonging to dice (in this sense talarius is more usual, v. h. v.): “ludorum talarium licentia,of dicing, Quint. 11, 3, 58.
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