Definition of tensa
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LNS
tensa, tensae
tensa
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. the chariot or car on which the images of the gods were borne in the Circensian games
  2. a carriage
Abbreviations
tensa, ae, f., the chariot or car on which the images of the gods were borne in the Circensian games. Lit.: tensam ait vocari Sinnius Capito vehiculum, quo exuviae deorum ludicris Circensibus in Circum ad pulvinar vehuntur. Fuit et ex ebore, ut apud Titinnium in Barbato, et ex argento, Fest. p. 364 Mull.; cf.: tensa ἅρμα θεῶν, Gloss. Philox.: via tensarum atque pompae, Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 59, § 154; 2, 3, 3, § 6; 2, 5, 72, § 186: tensam ducere, Liv. 5, 41, 2; 9, 40, 16: deducere, Suet. Aug. 43; id. Vesp. 5; Inscr. Grut. 35, 12.

—* Perh. for a carriage in gen.: vende tensam atque mulos: sine eam pedibus grassari, Titin. ap. Non. 316, 3.
 
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