a baculo

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Learned borrowing from Latin a baculō (literally from the rod), from a (of, from) + baculō (sceptre, rod), ablative singular of baculum


a baculo (not comparable)

  1. By means of the rod.[1]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used to indicate that force rather than logic was used in an argument.


  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], →ISBN), page 3