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praecīsĭo , ōnis, f. praecido.
I. A cutting off (post - Aug.): “genitalium,App. M. 1, p. 106, 12.—
B. Transf., concr., the piece cut off, a cut, cutting: “tignorum,Vitr. 4, 2; absol., id. 5, 7.—
II. In rhetoric, a breaking off abruptly, = ἀποσιώπησις, Auct. Her. 4, 30, 41.—
III. An overreaching (late Lat.): “finis praecisionis tuae,Vulg. Jer. 51, 13.
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