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solidus (poet. also soldus), adj. with sup.

3 SAL-, undivided, unimpaired, whole, complete, entire : usura: stipendium, L.: taurorum viscera, V.: deciens solidum absorbere, i. e. at a draught , H.: hora, Iu.: parum solidum consulatum explere, incomplete , L.—As subst n., an entire sum, total : ita bona veneant, ut solidum suum cuique solvatur, his whole debt : metuens reddere soldum, H.Massive, firm, dense, substantial, compact, not hollow, solid : corpora (sc. ἀτόμοι): terra: paries: Crateres auro solidi, V.: elephantus, V.: solidissima tellus, O.—As subst n., a solid body, solidity, mass, substance : nihil tangi potest, quod careat solido: Fossa fit ad solidum, to the bottom , O.: Finditur in solidum cuneis via, into the hard wood , V.: solido procedebat elephantus in pontem, on solid ground , L.—Fig., sound, solid, trustworthy, substantial, genuine, true, real : gloria: iudicia: laus: gratia, O.: beneficium, T.: libertas, L.: nihil est, quod solidum tenere possis, substantial.— Firm, resolute : Mens, H.—As subst n. : inane abscindere soldo, the vain from the useful , H.: Multos in solido rursus Fortuna locavit, in safety , V.

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