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Lewis : polus

polus, pŏlus, i, m., = πόλος . Lit., the end of an axis, a pole (poet. and postAug.): terra a verticibus duobus, quos appellaverunt polos, centrum caeli est, nec non Signiferi oblique inter eos siti, Plin. 2, 15, 13, § 63; 2, 70, 71, § 179; Ov. M. 2, 75; id. P. 2, 7, 64: polus glacialis, the north pole, id. M. 2, 173; or, gelidus, id. H. 18, 152; also absol., the north pole, id. Tr. 4, 3, 15: polus australis, id. M. 2, 131; or, austrinus, the south pole, Plin. 5, 9, 10, § 56.

Transf. The polar star, Vitr. 9, 6 fin.The heavens, Att. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 14 (Trag. Rel. p. 190 Rib.); Verg. A. 3, 586; 5, 721; Hor. C. 1, 28, 6; 3, 29, 44; id. Epod. 17, 77; Val. Fl. 1, 622: immensi parva figura poli, Ov. F. 6, 278.