Definition of fidelia
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LNS
fidēlia, fidēliae
fidelia
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. an earthen vessel, pot
  2. a pail of whitewash
Abbreviations
fidēlia, ae, f., an earthen vessel, pot. In gen., Col. 12, 58, 1; 12, 13, 2; for wine: tumet alba fidelia vino, Pers. 3, 22; in paronomasia with Fides: O Fides, mulsi plenam faciam tibi fideliam, id. Aul. 4, 2, 15.

— Esp., a pail of whitewash.

— Prov.: de eadem fidelia duos parietes dealbare, i. e. to kill two birds with one stone, to reach two ends by one action, Cur. ap. Cic. Fam. 7, 29 fin.
 
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