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pendŭlus , a, um, adj. pendeo,
I.hanging, hanging down, pendent (poet. and in post-Aug. prose; syn.: pensilis).
B. Transf., of places, overhanging, Mart. 13, 112: “loca et macriora,Col. 2, 18.—Of persons, hanging, swinging: “putator arbustis,Col. 10, 229.—In mal. part.: “Venus,App. M. 2, p. 122 med.
II. Trop., doubtful, uncertain, hesitating: “neu fluitem dubiae spe pendulus horae,Hor. Ep. 1, 18, 110; Hadrian. ap. Vop. Saturn. 8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 7.117
    • Columella, Res Rustica, 2.18
    • Martial, Epigrammata, 13.112
    • Ovid, Fasti, 4
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