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testa ae, f

TERS-, a piece of burned clay, brick, tile : testae tectorum meorum.— A piece of baked earthen-ware, earthen vessel, pot, pitcher, jug, urn : testā ardente, a lamp , V.: (vinum) testā Conditum levi, H.: mihi fundat avitum Condita testa merum, O.A broken piece of earthen-ware, brick, sherd, potsherd : Testa parem fecit, O.: unde cerebrum testa ferit, Iu.—Among the Greeks, a sherd used in voting, potsherd as a ballot : testarum suffragiis, quod illi ὀστρακισμόν vocant, N.Plur, castanets, bits of bone struck together by dancers : Testarum crepitūs cum verbis, Iu.A shell, hard covering : nativae: lubrica, i. e. a covering of ice , O.A shell-fish : non omne mare est generosae fertile testae, H.

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