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magister trī, m

1 MAC-, a master, chief, head, superior, director, president, leader, commander, conductor : populi (dictator), chief of the people : dictatoris magister equitum, master of the horse : equitum cum dictatore magistri, Iu.: (censor) morum, master of morals : sacrorum, chief priest , L.: scripturae, comptrollor of revenues from farmed lands : pro magistro esse, deputy comptrollor : in eā societate, manager : pecus magistri Perfundunt, herdsmen , V.: cui magistri fiunt et domini constituuntur, trustees and guardians.—A captain, master, pilot : navium onerarium magistri, captains , Cs.: navis, H.: magistri navium, L.: spoliata magistro (navis), pilot , V.A teacher, instructor, master : tuus: pueri apud magistros exercentur: te uti in hac re magistro: peragere dictata magistri, i. e. rules for carving , Iu.: stilus optimus dicendi magister: si usus magister est optimus.— A tutor, guardian, pedagogue : senes me filiis Relinquont quasi magistrum, T.: saevus, H.: Fingit equum docilem magister, trainer , H.—Fig., an adviser, instigator, author : ad eam rem inprobus, T.: ad despoliandum Dianae templum.

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