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an instrument with a curved blade, used especially by the ancient Greeks and Romans for scraping the skin at the bath and in the gymnasium.
a curved blade used by the ancient Romans and Greeks to scrape the body after bathing
(architect) a decorative fluting, esp one in the shape of the letter S as used in Roman architecture


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