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circum-lĭgo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a.
I. Aliquid alicui rei, to bind something to something' natam mediae circumligat hastae, * Verg. A. 11, 555' spongias hydropicis, Plin 31, 11, 47, § 128.—More freq.,
II. Aliquid aliquā re, to bind something with something, to encompass, surround: “stirpem salice,Cato, R. R. 40, 2: “ferrum stuppā, Liv 21, 8, 10: totas (radices) caespite,Plin. 17, 11, 16, § 86' Roscius circumligatus angui, * Cic. Div. 2, 31, 66; Plin. 28, 2, 5, § 29. —More generally: “globum undis,to surround, Sil. 14, 347: “aliquem umbrā,Stat. Th. 8, 675.
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