Origin of virga
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How to use virga in a sentence
Ego vir videns paupertatem meam in virga indignationis ejus.The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal|Blaise Pascal
Now this cone and stem are carried in the Bacchic festivities, and can be readily recognised as virga cum ovo.Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism|Thomas Inman
Hence it follows that the quarter of an acre is a rood or yard or virga or virgata of land.
In the Exchequer book an abbreviated form is used; but virga appears in i. 216 b.
There are of course many instances in the charters of a pertica, virga, gyrd used as a measure of mere length.