: an official in ancient Rome in charge of public works and games, police, and the grain supply
Examples of aedile in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebFerguson, whose title was aedile, was in charge of the markets and the slaves.
Cecilia D'anastasio, Wired, 10 June 2021 But Trump campaigned like a tribune, and Steve Bannon, his former ideologist, was a fitting aedile.
Theodore Kupfer, National Review, 22 Aug. 2017
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