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μόλυβδος). Lead. (See Metallum.) The name is applied to (a) a water-pipe (see Fistula); (b) a bullet (see Glans); (c) the lumps on the lash of a whip (see Flagrum); (d) a plummet of lead for drawing lines; a lead pencil (Catull. 22, 8). See Beckmann, Hist. of Inventions, ii. p. 389 (London, 1846); and Thompson, Greek and Latin Palaeography, p. 53 (London, 1893).

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