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Origin of lictor
OTHER WORDS FROM lictorlic·to·ri·an [lik-tawr-ee-uhn, -tohr-], /lɪkˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjective
Words nearby lictor
Example sentences from the Web for lictor
The lictor cried, “Sentence has been given,” and bade Icilius give place.
By testament, by the census, and by the vindicta, or lictor's rod.Dissertation on Slavery|St. George Tucker.
Next he proceeded to Athens, where in concession to that ancient city, allied to Rome, he would use but one Lictor.
The man at least bore the outward signs of a lictor, but, according to Cicero, was in the pay of Verres as his pimp.Life of Cicero|Anthony Trollope
The lictor cried, "Sentence has been given," and bade Icilius give place.Stories From Livy|Alfred Church