), a pair of
panniers, and therefore only used in the plural number. (Hor. Sat.
1.5, 47; Plaut. Most.
3.2, 91.) In Italy they were commonly used with mules or
asses, but in other countries they were also applied to horses, of which an
instance is given in the annexed woodcut from the Column of Trajan; and
Plautus (ib. 94) figuratively describes a man upon whose shoulders a load of
any kind, either moral or physical, is charged, as homo
Clitellae, panniers. (From Column of Trajan.)
is also the name of an instrument of
torture, and (propter similitudinem
) of a place
in Rome, and of some depressions in the Via Flaminia (Festus, s. v.).
is also used for a large
basket in which grapes were carried at vintages (Artem. 4.6;
6.11, Hesych.), and for the curved wooden framework
sometimes erected in the stern of a man-of-war to carry an awning, which was
used as a statecabin for the στρατηγὸς
trierarch (Hesych.; Pollux, 1.89).