lictor

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lictor (plural lictors)

  1. An officer in ancient Rome, attendant on a consul or magistrate, who bore the fasces and was responsible for punishing criminals.
    • 1985: ‘Beware the power of the mob, Caesar.’ Then, schooled in needful agility, he ran away before a lictor’s whip could reach him. — Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked

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lictor m (genitive lictōris); third declension

  1. lictor

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lictor lictōrēs
genitive lictōris lictōrum
dative lictōrī lictōribus
accusative lictōrem lictōrēs
ablative lictōre lictōribus
vocative lictor lictōrēs

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