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rēgula ae, f

REG-, a straight stick, bar, staff : quadratas regulas defigunt, Cs.A ruler, rule : egere regulis.—Fig., a rule, pattern, model, example, principle : naturae: regula, quā vera et falsa <*>udicarentur: philosophiae: adsit Regula, peccatis quae poenas inroget aequas, H.

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