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circul

  • noun [ masculine ]
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circul, es; m. A circle, the zodiac; circulus, zodiacus = ζωδιακός
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  • Ðǽr ðæs emnihtes circul is geteald

    where the circle of the equinox is reckoned,

      Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 4, 18; Lchdm. iii. 238, 23.
  • Ætýwdan feówer circulas onbútan ðære sunnan

    four circles appeared round the sun,

      Chr. 1104; Erl. 239, 17.
  • For ðam brádan circule ðe is zodiacus geháten, under ðam circule yrnþ seó sunne on account of the broad circle which is called zodiacus,

    under which circle the sun runs,

      Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 5, 20, 21; Lchdm. iii. 242, 2.
  • Ðæt heó be-yrne ðone miclan circul zodiacum

    that she runs through the great circle the zodiac,

      Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 7, 1; Lchdm. iii. 244, 21.
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  • circul, n.