noun Roman History.
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Origin of aedile
OTHER WORDS FROM aedileae·dile·ship, nounae·dil·i·tian [eed-l-ish-uhn], /ˌid lˈɪʃ ən/, adjective
Words nearby aedile
Example sentences from the Web for aedile
In later times no one could be aedile till he had completed his thirty-sixth year.Selections from Viri Romae|Charles Franois L'Homond
The aedile had the charge of the public edifices of the city, and of the games spectacles, and shows which were exhibited in them.History of Julius Caesar|Jacob Abbott
One side—the shortest—of it was occupied by the prefecture, in which the Aedile and Quaestor lived.Historical Miniatures|August Strindberg
Under praetorian stipulations we must include also those directed by the aedile, for these too are based upon jurisdiction.The Institutes of Justinian|Caesar Flavius Justinian
During the reign of Commodus, Dio practised as an advocate at the Roman bar, and held the offices of aedile and quaestor.