Definition of quadriga
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Orthography ID = 1013507
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LEM
quadrīga, quadrīgae
for quadriiugae
Mostly Plural
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a team of four, four-abreast, four-in-hand, four-horse team
  2. of horses, with or without the car or vehicle, rarely of the car alone
  3. [figuratively] a swift car
Abbreviations
quadrīgae ārum, f for quadriiugae, a team of four, four-abreast, four-in-hand, four-horse team.

—Of horses, with or without the car or vehicle, rarely of the car alone: duabus admotis quadrigis, in currūs earum inligat Mettium, L.: Glauci Potniades malis membra absumpsere quadrigae, V.: curru quadrigarum vehi: cum carceribus sese effudere quadrigae, V.: falcatae, with scythes fastened to the yokes, L.: roseis Aurora quadrigis, V.: Apta quadrigis equa, H.

—Fig., a swift car: quadrigis poeticis, i. e. with utmost speed: navibus atque Quadrigis petimus bene vivere, i. e. by every means in our power, H.
 
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