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A decree of the ancient Roman senate.
- ‘The Senate will commence the discussion of the Senatus Consultum on the 1st day of September.’
- ‘This is therefore a small fragment of an original senatus consultum, to which Josephus, or his source, may have given a kind of title in his own words.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.