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unguis is, abl. ungue (unguī, Ct., H.), m

cf. ὄνυξ.—On the finger or toe, a nail : acutus, H.: proprios purgans unguīs, H.: ab imis unguibus usque ad verticem summum, i. e. from head to foot : a rectā conscientiā traversum unguem non discedere, not a finger's breadth : medium ostendere unguem, i. e. the finger of scorn (because insulting gestures were made with the middle finger), Iu.: De tenero ungui, i. e. from childhood , H.: ad unguem Factus homo, i. e. finished to a hair (because artisans test the closeness of joints by the nail), H.: in unguem quadrare, i. e. precisely , V.—Of animals, a claw, talon, hoof : leonis, H.: avidos (praepes) figit cervicibus unguīs, O.

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