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tollēno , ōnis, m. tollo, in mechanic. and milit. lang.,
I.a swing-beam, a swipe or swape, e. g. to raise a water-bucket from a well, or to raise a body of men to a level with the enemy's ramparts, Plin. 19, 4, 20, § 60; Plaut. Fragm. ap. Fest. s. v. reciprocare, p. 274 Müll.; Veg. Mil. 4, 21; Liv. 24, 34, 10; 38, 5, 4; Sil. 14, 320 sq.; cf. Fest. p. 356 Müll.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 19.60
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 38, 5
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 24, 34
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