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al-lĭno (adl- ), lēvi, lĭtum, 3, v. a. (upon the formation of the
I.perf. v. Struve, p. 254 sq.; inf. adlinire, Pall. 1, 41 fin.; Febr. tit. 33; Maj. tit. 8, 1).
I. Lit., to besmear, cover over, bedaub, = ἀλείφω (very rare): “schedam,Plin. 13, 12, 23, § 77.—
II. Trop., to draw over, to attach to, impart to: nulla nota, nullae sordes videbantur his sententiis adlini posse, * Cic. Verr. 1, 6, 17: incomptis (versibus) adlinet atrum signum, * Hor. A. P. 446: “adlinere alteri vitia sua,Sen. Ep. 7.
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