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con-trūdo , si, sum, 3, v. a.
I. To thrust or crowd together (mostly anteclass.): “nubes (vis venti),Lucr. 6, 510; cf. id. 6, 211 and 734: “penitusque casa contrusa jacebant Corpora,crowded together, id. 6, 1254.—
II. To press, thrust, push, or crowd in: “uvam in dolia,Varr. R. R. 1, 54, 2: “stantis equi corpus ... videtur vis in adversum flumen contrudere, aliquos in balneas,Cic. Cael. 26, 63; Varr. L. L. 8, § 31 Müll. —Rarely of a single person: “Florentius ... contrusus est in insulam,Amm. 22, 3, 6.
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