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aqua ae (poet. also aquāī, V.), f

3 AC-, water: aquae pluviae, rain-water: gelida: pluvialis, O.: aquae fons: deterrima, most unwholesome, H.: perennis, L.: fervens, boiling: in aquam ruere, into the river, L.: aquae ductus, an aqueduct: aquae iter, the right of way for water: medicamentum ad aquam intercutem, against dropsy. — Esp., in phrases: qui praebet aquam, the host, H.: unctam convivis praebere aquam, greasy water, H.: aqua et ignis, i. e. the necessarie of life; hence, alicui aquā et igni interdici, to be excluded from civil society, be banished. — Meton., the sea: ad aquam, on the coast: naviget aliā linter aquā, i. e. treat other themes, O.A brook. ad aquam, Cs.Rain: cornix augur aquae, H.: aquae magnae bis eo anno fuerunt, L.Plur, waters, a watering-place, baths: ad aquas venire, i. e. to Baiae.—A water-clock: ex aquā mensurae, measures (of time) by the water-clock, Cs.—Prov.: aqua haeret, i. e. there is a hitch, I am at a loss.

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