secunda rude insignis -> distinguished with the second foil

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secunda rude insignis ->  distinguished with the second foil
σεκουνδαρούδης - Ancient Greek (LSJ)
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Secunda rude ablative singular feminine after insignis, "distinguished."
Lewis & Short s.v. rudis, "wooden practice-foil": SECVNDA RVDIS, the second fencer, the fencing-master's assistant, Inscr. Orell.  2573 sq.—A gladiator received such a rudis when honorably discharged (whence he was called rudiarius.)



 

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