Definition of calx
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Orthography ID = 1002044
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LEM
calx, calcis
CEL-, CER-
noun (f., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. the heel
Abbreviations
calx cis, f CEL-, CER-, the heel: (forīs) calcibus insultare, T.: uti pugnis et calcibus: ferrata, the spur, V.: nudis calcibus anguem premere, Iu.: quadrupes calcibus auras Verberat, i. e. the fore-feet, V.: calce petit, kicks, H.: ferire, O.: calces remittere, to kick, N.: aut dic aut accipe calcem, take a kick, Iu.: calcemque terit iam calce, i. e. presses close in his footsteps, V.

—Prov.: advorsum stimulum calces (sc. iactare), to kick against the pricks, T.
 
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