noun Roman History.
Origin of aedile
OTHER WORDS FROM aedileae·dile·ship, nounae·dil·i·tian [eed-l-ish-uh n] /ˌid lˈɪʃ ən/, adjective
Words nearby aedile
Example sentences from the Web for aedile
He had previously made himself very popular as Aedile, and was unanimously elected to the command.
In vain did the aedile command—in vain did the praetor lift his voice and proclaim the law.
Footnote: The word "Aedile" is derived from Aedes, meaning temple.
At one corner of the centre table was placed the aedile; at the opposite corner, the Roman senator—these were the posts of honour.
The widow Fulvia and the spouse of the aedile were engaged in high and grave discussion.