quadrigae

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quadrigae

  1. plural of quadriga

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quadrīgae

Etymology[edit]

Contracted from quadriiugae, feminine plural of quadriiugus (of or pertaining to a team of four)

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Noun[edit]

quadrīgae f pl (genitive quadrīgārum); first declension

  1. A four horse team, especially used for chariot racing.
  2. (poetic) The four-horse team drawing the chariot of the sun.
  3. (figuratively) Free rein, free course.

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References[edit]

  • quadrigae in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quadrigae in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quadrigae in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • quadrigae in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin