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1 CEL-, CALC-
noun (m., 2
a shoe, halfboot (covering the whole foot)
[in the phrase calceos mutare because senators wore a peculiar half-boot] to become a senator
calceus ī, m 1 CEL-, CALC-, a shoe, halfboot (covering the whole foot): calcei habiles et apti ad pedem: laxus, H.: pede maior subvertet, minor uret, H.
—Because senators wore a peculiar half-boot: calceos mutare, i. e. to become senator.