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caelō āvī, ātus

caelum, a chisel; see 2 SAC-, SEC-, to engrave in relief, make raised work, carve, engrave (usu. in silver or copper): speciem argento: galeas ae<*>e: caelata in auro facta, V.: flumina Argento, O.: scuta auro, L.: calvam auro, emboss, L.: si quicquam caelati aspexerat, engraved work. —Rarely of wood-carving: pocula Fagina, caelatum opus, V. — Fig., to adorn, finish: Caelatum novem musis opus, by the muses, H.: caelatus stellis Delphin, decked, O.

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