from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The office of an edile.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The office of ædile.
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- noun Alternative form of
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A magnificent wooden theatre, built by M. Æmilius Scaurus, in his edileship, B.C. 58, is described by Pliny.
Marcus Agrippa in his edileship, made no less than seven streams meet together under ground, in one main channel, with such a rapid current, as to carry all before them, that they met with in their passage.
I promise the Roman people that this shall be the most honorable and the fairest employment of my edileship.
He was come to Rome, in order to stand candidate for the edileship.