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turmālis , e, adj. turma,
I.of or belong ing to a troop or squadron.
I. Lit., as subst.: turmāles , ium, m.: T. Manlius cum suis turmalibus evasit, i. e. with those of his squadron or troop, Liv. 8, 7, 1; 25, 18, 11.—
II. Transf.: “non sanguine cretus Turmali trabeāque Remi,” i. e. of the equestrian order, Stat. S. 5, 2, 17: “buccina,a cav alry-trumpet, Claud. B. Gild. 447.—In a pun Scipio ille major Corinthiis statuam pollicentibus eo loco, ubi aliorum essent impe ratorum, turmales dixit displicere, i. e horsemen, and also crowds, Cic. de Or. 2, 65, 262.—Neutr. adverb.: “Bellona mixta viris turmale fremit,like a whole squadron, Stat. Th. 4, 10.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 8, 7
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 2.65
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 25, 18
    • Statius, Thebias, 4
    • Statius, Silvae, 5.2
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