noun (usually used with a singular verb)
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Example sentences from the Web for fasces
Wilt thou see also the Tarquin kings, and the haughty soul of Brutus the Avenger, and the fasces regained?The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
The Roman consuls were accustomed to use a certain badge of authority called the fasces.History of Julius Caesar|Jacob Abbott
Those were the days when fasces were carried abroad in public ftes, as emblems of liberty,—fasces!
This morning he appointed me regent head of the house, and delivered me the fasces and curule chair.Translations from the German (Vol 3 of 3)|Thomas Carlyle
The decemvir's lictor attacks Valerius and Horatius: the fasces are broken by the people.The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08|Titus Livius