Definition of Toga virilis

1. Noun. (ancient Rome) a toga worn by a youth as a symbol of manhood and citizenship.

Generic synonyms: Toga
Geographical relationships: Capital Of Italy, Eternal City, Italian Capital, Roma, Rome
Category relationships: Antiquity



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toga Virilis

tofts
tofu
tofuburger
tofuburgers
tofurkey
tofurkies
tofurky
tofus
tofutti
tofuttis
tog
tog out
tog up
toga party
toga virilis (current term)
togae
togaed
togalike
togarishi
togas
togate
togated
togaviridae infections
togavirus
togaviruses
toge
togeather
toged
togemans

Literary usage of Toga virilis

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1. Roman Antiquities: Or an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte (1842)
"... or to some temple, to pay their devotions to the gods.4 The usual time of the year for assuming the toga virilis was at the feasts of Bacchus in March.5 ..."

2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1859)
"This assumption of the toga virilis was called ... The toga virilis is called libera by Ovid (Fasti, iii. 771). Girls wore the praetexta till their marriage ..."

3. Roman Antiquities: Or an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte (1837)
"... and allowed greater liberty.1 The usual time of the year for assuming the toga virilis was at the feasts of Bacchus in March.5 Then the young man was ..."

4. Roman Antiquities by Alexander Adam (1833)
"The usual time of the year for assuming the toga virilis was at the feasts of Bacchus in March, (Liberalibus, xii. Kal. Apr. Cic. Alt. vL 1.) Ovid. ..."

5. Roman antiquities: or An account of the manners and customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1835)
"Servius appointed, that those who assumed the toga virilis should send a ... men to assume 8 the toga virilis, sooner or later than the age of seventeen, ..."

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