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calceo (calcio), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. [calceus], to furnish with shoes, to put on shoes, to shoe (class. in prose and poetry): calceati et vestiti, Cic. Cael. 26, 62; Suet. Aug. 78: cothurnis, Plin. 7, 20, 19, 83: soccis, id. 36, 5, 4, 41: calceandi pedes, Phaedr. 1, 14, 16; Plin. 7, 53, 54, 181: fibrinis pellibus, id. 32, 9, 36, 110: calceabat ipse sese, Suet. Vesp. 21 al.

B. Of animals (whose feet were furnished with shoes to be taken off and put on, not shod as with us): spartea quă animalia calceantur, Pall. 1, 24, 28: mulas, Suet. Vesp. 23: simias, Plin. 8, 54, 80, 215: calceatis pedibus, Veg. 3, 58, 2.—

II. Trop.: calceati dentes, facetè, well prepared for biting, Plaut. Capt. 1, 2, 84: calceati pedes in praeparatione Evangelii, i. e. ready messengers, Vulg. Eph. 6, 15.