Spoliary

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Spoliary the place in a Roman amphitheatre where the bodies of slaughtered gladiators were dragged to be stripped
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. spoliatus, pa.p. of spoliārespolium, spoil.

Usage

In literature:

Malo a cive spoliari quam ab hoste venire.
"The Comic Latin Grammar" by Percival Leigh
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