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mīles itis, m and f

MIL-, a soldier : ut fortīs decet Milites, T.: milites scribere, enlist , S.: ordinare, form into companies , L.: mercede conducere, hire , L.: dimittere, dismiss .—Esp., a footsoldier, infantry : milites equitesque, Cs.A common soldier, private (i. e. miles gregarius): strenui militis et boni imperatoris officia, S.: volgus militum, L.—Collect., soldiery, army : Macedoniam sine ullo milite reliquisse: loca milite complent, V.: multus, H.A chessman, pawn : Discolor, O.Fem ., of a woman in her first childbed: rudis ad partūs, O.—Of a nymph of Diana: miles erat Phoebes, O.

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