androlepsy

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androlepsy

Law. the seizure of foreign subjects to enforce a claim for justice or other right against their nation.
See also: Foreigners
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Pliny adds that the verbenarius carried this same bit of turf from the citadel when he accompanied his priestly brothers in order to perform a formal declaration of war, or clarigatio.