paries

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paries

In ancient Roman construction, a wall of a house or other edifice. Also See murus.
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In the middle of the plain of joy, Tnugdale sees a castle miraculously suspended, rich and resplendent ("domus mirabiliter ornatum, cujus parietes et omnis structura ex auro errant et argento et ex omnibus lapidum pretiosarum generibus").
Exequi metu mortis actionem immediate damnificativam, ut evertere muros, perfodere parietes, pecunias, mobilia alia arripere, ejicere per fenestram, percora stabulis abigere, ignem in acervum injicere, etc.
Parietes autem et tecta filtro sunt cooperta, hostia etiam de filtro sunt facta.