Definition of Curule

1. a. Of or pertaining to a chariot.



Definition of Curule

1. Adjective. Designating a kind of elaborate ceremonial seat inlaid with ivory, used by the highest magistrates in ancient Rome. ¹

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Definition of Curule

1. of the highest rank [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curule

curtesy
curtilage
curtilages
curtin
curtly
curtness
curtnesses
curtsey
curtseyed
curtseying
curtseys
curtsied
curtsies
curtsy
curtsying
curule (current term)
curundum
cururo
cururos
curvaceous
curvaceously
curvaceousness
curvacious
curvate
curvated
curvation
curvations
curvative
curvatives
curvaton

Literary usage of Curule

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1. A History of Rome: Amply Illustrated with Maps, Plans, and Engravings by Robert Fowler Leighton (1885)
"Upon those whose ancestors had attained to any of the curule magistracies there were bestowed certain privileges—the most ancient of which was the ..."

2. The history of Rome by Theodor Mommsen, Joseph Anton F. Wilhelm Ihne, William Purdie Dickson (1871)
"The same democratic tendency is expressed in the elec- curule tion of Cn. Flavius, the son of a freedman, as curule sedile sed'lesl"P of Cn. in the year 304 ..."

3. Roman Antiquities by Jean Dominique Fuss (1840)
"OF THE PLEBEIAN AND OF THE curule ... The curule aediles, so called from their curule chair, (besides which they wore the ..."

4. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1882)
"The office of the aediles was established for this The pie- humble department of the administration soon after the curule" commencement of the republic. ..."

5. History of the Roman People by Charles Seignobos (1902)
"insignia, the ivory or curule chair,1 the robe of purple or bordered with purple ... curule CHAIR AND FASCES. that the consul had the right to have any ..."

6. Roman Public Life by Abel Hendy Jones Greenidge (1901)
"These were known as the Praetorship and the curule Aedileship. The institution of the former office was a constitutional change of the first magnitude, ..."

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