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λίνον). Flax; thence anything made with flax; as, a sewing-thread; a fishing-line; a string of pearls; a string bound round the tablets (tabellae) upon which letters or any other documents were written, and then tied in a knot, over which the seal was affixed ( Cat. iii. 5; Plaut. Bacch. iv. 3, 79-111; cf. Epistola); a net, the meshes of which were made of string.

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