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harpăgo ōnis, m. ἁρπάγη,
I.a hook for drawing things to one's self, for tearing down any thing, etc., a grappling-hook, grapple, drag (pure Lat. manica, manus ferrea).
II. Transf., a rapacious person: “blandiloquentulus harpago, mendax, cuppes, etc.,Plaut. Trin. 2, 1, 13.
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    • Caesar, Gallic War, 7.81.1
    • Plautus, Trinummus, 2.1
    • Caesar, Civil War, 1.57.2
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 30, 10
    • Curtius, Historiarum Alexandri Magni, 4.2
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