from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under tenant.


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  • In Latin, there's a phrase capite velato meaning literally 'with covered head'.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • There was, however, a distinction in the last class between the proletarians, and those who were called capite censi.6 The first of these, not absolutely destitute of all means, gave citizens to the State, and sometimes soldiers in times of urgent necessity.

    The Social Contract

  • All are put under him; we hold of him, as in capite, and owe subjection and obedience to him, who is also Jesus and Christ, the anointed Saviour, and especially our

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • At the word "inclinato capite emisit spiritum" the Pontiff and all assistants kneel: the Deacon then lays aside the folded chasuble, puts on the stole as a mark of penance, and without asking the blessing, or carrying either lights or incense, he reads the end of the Passion in the ordinary tone of the Gospel.

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  • To paraphrase, she says that the act of capite velato can't be viewed as a strict ethnic marker and that it extends beyond just Roman culture.

    Pondering on the phrase 'capite velato'

  • Paleoglot: Pondering on the phrase 'capite velato'

    Pondering on the phrase 'capite velato'

  • It's said that the Etruscans by contrast did things 'Greek-style' ie. capite aperto 'with bare head'.

    Pondering on the phrase 'capite velato'

  • She explains that Etruscans too must have done rites in capite velato and that this shouldn't be assumed a priori to be from Roman dominance.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • Circa questo corto: non preoccupatevi se non lo capite.

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  • Cerastes serpens dictus eo quod in capite cornua habet similia arietum, cerusta Greci cornua dicunt.

    Archive 2008-06-01


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