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fors fortis (only nom. and abl. except in the name Fors Fortuna), f

1 FER-, chance, hap, luck, hazard, accident : Quod fors feret, feremus, T.: sed haec, ut fors tulerit: quam sibi sortem fors obiecerit, H.: uti quosque fors conglobaverat, S.: forte quādam Tiberis effusus, L.: Fors fuat pol! may it be so , T.—Person., the goddess of chance : Fors omnia versat, V.: dea Fors, O.—Esp., Fors Fortuna, Good Fortune , with a temple on the Tiber, outside of the city: aedis Fortis Fortunae, L.: Fortunae Fortis honores, O.: casu aut forte fortunā.—Ellipt.: for fors sit, it might happen, perchance, perhaps, peradventure : tu fors, quid me fiat, parvi pendis, T.: Et fors aequatis cepissent praemia rostris, Ni, etc., V.: nunc ille Fors et vota facit, V.; see also forte.

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