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sēmis issis, m

semi+as, a half-unit, one half : HS singulos semīs accessionis dare, i. e. one and a half sesterces of premium (on each medimnus): bina iugera et semisses agri adsignati, L.Half an as : non semissis homo, not worth a groat : (ad quincuncem) redit uncia, quid fit? Semis, H.Plur abl ., as monthly interest, at one half per cent. a month, at half a denarius for each hundred (i. e. six per cent. per annum): semissibus magna copia (pecuniae) est.

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