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-sīdo , sēdi (in some MSS. also rĕsīdi), 3, v. n.,
I.to sit down, to settle anywhere (class.).
I. Lit.: “residamus, si placet,Cic. Fin. 3, 2, 9 Madv. N. cr.: “in ripă inambulantes, tum vero residentes,id. Leg. 1, 5, 15: “(aves) plurimum volant ... cetera genera residunt et insistunt,Plin. 10, 39, 55, § 114: “mediis residunt Aedibus,Verg. A. 8, 467: “Siculis arvis,id. ib. 5, 702: “residunt In partem, quae peste caret,id. ib. 9, 539: loci amoenitate captos in iisdem terris cum virgine resedisse, Just. 13, 7, 8. — Poet.: “jam jam residunt cruribus asperae Pelles,settle, gather, Hor. C. 2, 20, 9. — In perf.: “consessu exstructo resedit,Verg. A. 5, 290. —
B. Transf., of things, to settle or sink down, to sink, subside (cf. consido and decido): “si montes resedissent,Cic. Pis. 33, 82: “(Nilus) residit iisdem quibus accrevit modis (opp. crescit),Plin. 5, 9, 10, § 57; Ov. M. 15, 272; cf.: “maria in se ipsa residant (opp. tumescant),Verg. G. 2, 480; Plin. 33, 4, 21, § 67: “residentibus flammis,Tac. A. 13, 57.—
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