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  • n. Plural form of fibula.

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Examples

  • In particular the bronze 'fibulae' of Roman Britain are peculiarly British.

    The Romanization of Roman Britain

  • Most of these examples are of whales with femurs, tibia, and fibulae; however, some even include feet with complete digits.

    Luskin, Haeckel, Richardson, Richards - The Panda's Thumb

  • “Most of these examples are of whales with femurs, tibia, and fibulae; however, some even include feet with complete digits.”

    Luskin, Haeckel, Richardson, Richards - The Panda's Thumb

  • Also, a tiny ivory pygmy, plus lots of beautiful fibulae (pins) -- some bronze, others rock crystal and gold.

    Etruscan Treasures From Tuscany

  • Its arms were made from femurs and fibulae to achieve the sense of scale, its great jointed legs an ornate arrangement of skillfully wired bones, the barest hint of the joins visible between them.

    The Black Angel

  • He walked between pyramids of skulls, beneath great traceries of vertebrae and garlands of fibulae, until he came to the small altar.

    The Black Angel

  • The tibiae and fibulae of the lower legs came next.

    Mortal Remains

  • A series of leech-shaped bronze fibulae running down the left side of his body indicate where his shroud was pinned closed; a dragon-shaped silver fibula and an another pin of bronze and silver were also found.

    Dig Like a Surgeon

  • Women were often buried with spindle whorls, rocchetti (small, spool-shaped terra-cotta objects thought to have been used in weaving or as stamping devices), and fibulae.

    Umbrian Tombs

  • A few that might be mentioned are false heels or divided soles in sandals, tiny secret compartments in rings, brooches, ornate hair pins, hollow combs, fibulae, studs and clasps.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

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