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as-sīdo (ads- , Ritschl, Fleck., B. and K., Dietsch; ass- , Roth), sēdi, no
I.sup., 3, v. n., to sit down, seat one's self somewhere, sit (syn. assideo).
a. Absol.: Adsido; accurrunt servi; “soccos detrahunt,Ter. Heaut. 1, 1, 72: “adsidamus, si videtur,Cic. Ac. 1, 4, 14: “Assidentem (Caesarem) conspirati specie officii circumsteterunt,Suet. Caes. 82.—
b. With an adjunct of place: “in sellā apud magistrum adsideres,Plaut. Bacch. 3, 3, 28: “hic,id. Stich. 1, 2, 35: “hic in arā,id. Rud. 3, 3, 26: “eo mulier adsidat,Cato, R. R. 157, 11: “ut aves videre possint, ubi adsidant,Varr. R. R. 3, 5, 3: “super aspidem,Cic. Fin. 2, 18, 59: “aquila in culmine domūs assedit,Suet. Tib. 14: “humi assidens,id. Ner. 53 al.
c. With acc. (cf. assideo, II. A.): “Hiempsal dextrā Adherbalem adsedit,Sall. J. 11, 3: “se utrumque adsidere jussit,Aur. Vict. Caes. 10.—Of an orator who sits down after he has finished his speech: Peroravit aliquando, adsedit; “surrexi ego,he sat down, took his seat, Cic. Rosc. Am. 22: “subito adsedit, cum sibi venenis ereptam memoriam diceret,id. Or. 37, 129: “Set ubi adsedit, Catilina etc.,Sall. C. 31, 7; 53, 1.
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