Definition for A-CA'CIA

A-CA'CIA, n.2

among antiquaries, is a name given to something like a roll or bag, seen on medals, as in the hands of emperors and consuls. Some take it to represent a handkerchief rolled up, with which signals were given at the games others, a roll of petitions; and some, a purple bag of cart to remind them of their mortality. – Encyc.

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