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flā^grum , i, n. cf.: fligo, af-fligo, etc. and flagellum,
I.a whip, scourge, lash (syn.: verber, scutica, flagellum).
II. Transf.: “ad sua qui domitos deduxit flagra Quirites,” i. e. to servitude, Juv. 10, 109.—As a term of reproach applied to a slave: Gymnasium flagri, salve, School for the scourge, i. e. on whom the scourge is often tried, Plaut. As. 2, 2, 31: lassitudo conservum, rediviae flagri, i. e. whose skin is cut up by the lash, Titin. ap. Fest. s. v. redivia, p. 270, 20 Müll.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Plautus, Mercator, 2.3
    • Plautus, Amphitruo, 4.2
    • Plautus, Asinaria, 2.2
    • Suetonius, Otho, 2
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 28, 11.6
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