Definition of fusus
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Orthography ID = 2023576
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LNS
fūsus, fūsī
fusus
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a spindle
  2. a cross-bar, rundle
Abbreviations
fūsus, i, m., a spindle. Lit., Plin. 8, 48, 74, § 194; 11, 23, 27, § 78; 28, 2, 5, § 28; Verg. G. 4, 348; Tib. 2, 1, 64; Ov. M. 4, 221; 229; 6, 22; Prud. στεφ. 10, 239; Vulg. Prov. 31, 19.

—An attribute of the Fates, Verg. E. 4, 46; Ov. H. 12, 4.

— Transf., in mechanics, a cross-bar, rundle connecting two wheels near the circumference, Vitr. 10, 6 fin.
 
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