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libellus ī, m dim.

3 liber, a little book, pamphlet, manuscript, writing : scripsi illud quodam in libello: libellis operam dare, to books , L.: comīs garrire libellos, clever comedies , H.: nostri farrago libelli, Iu.: te quarere in libellis, i. e. in the booksellers' shops : meus (a satire), H.A memorandum-book, journal, diary : si quid memoriae causā retulit in libellum.— A memorial, petition : libellam composuit: vitem posce libello, Iu.A notice, programme, placard, handbill : gladiatorum libelli: libellos deicit, auction handbills : vestitur tota libellis Porticus, Iu.A letter : libellum ipsius habeo in quo, etc.— A written accusation, indictment, complaint : Sulcius Ambulat cum libellis, H.: Componunt libellos, Iu.A lawyer's brief : magno in fasce libelli, Iu.

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