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calculus ī, m dim.

2 calx, a small stone, pebble: coniectis in os calculis. — Sing collect.: dumosis calculus arvis, in the fields, V.A stone used in reckoning: calculis subductis, computed, cast up.—A counter used in playing draughts, O. —Fig.: amicitiam ad calculos vocare, hold to a strict account: si ad calculos eum res p. vocet, L.A voting-pebble, ballot: calculus ater, i. e. for condemnation, O.: ad illos calculos revertamur, i. e. those principles of action.

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