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candĕ-făcĭo , fēci, factum, 3, v. a. candeo.
I. (Cf. candeo. I., and candidus.) To make dazzlingly white (ante- and postclass.): “argentum,Gell. 6, 5, 9; “and jestingly: ebur atramento candefacere, of an impossibility,Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 102; cf. atramentum.—
II. To make glowing, to make red hot (very rare, not in Cic.): “quae candefieri non possunt,Plin. 33, 3, 20, § 64: “lapides candefactos,id. 34, 8, 20, § 96; 25, 10, 76, § 123; Cels. 6, 8, 1.
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