Definition of ferrum
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Orthography ID = 1006213
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LEM
ferrum, ferrī
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. iron
  2. an iron, tool of iron, iron implement
  3. a sword
  4. [figuratively] the age of iron
Abbreviations
ferrum ī, n iron, C., Cs., H.

—Poet.: gerere ferrum in pectore, i. e. cruelty, O.: durior ferro, O.: de duro est ultima (aetas) ferro, O.: ferro duravit saecula, H.

—An iron, tool of iron, iron implement: ferro proscindere campum, ploughshare, O.: ferro scindimus aequor, V.: ferro mitiget agrum, axe, H.: Petita ferro belua, dart, H.: aduncum, arrow-head, O.: hastae brevi ferro, head, Ta.: Dextra tenet ferrum, stylus, O.: longos ferro resecare capillos, shears, O.: foedare crinīs Vibratos calido ferro, curling-irons, V.: stridor ferri tractaeque catenae, iron chain, V.

—A sword: ferro iter aperiundum est, S.: aut ferro aut fame interire, Cs.: uri virgis ferroque necari, H.: ferro inter se comminus decertare: cernere ferro, V.: ferro regna lacessere, with war, V.: huic urbi ferro ignique minitantur, i. e. with fire and sword: ferunt ferrumque ignemque In Danaas classes, O.: igni ferroque.

—Fig., the age of iron: ad ferrum venistis ab auro, O.
 
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