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com-pingo (conp- ), pēgi, pactum, 3, v. a. con-pango.
I. To join or unite several parts into one whole, to put together, frame, make by joining, compose (in verb. finit. mostly in post-Aug. prose).
B. Trop. (post-class.): “falsa de Christo,Arn. 1, p. 34: “fabulas ignominiosas de diis,id. 4, p. 148.—
II. Compingere aliquem or aliquid aliquo, to confine, lock up, put, conceal (several times in Plaut. and Cic., elsewh. rare).
B. Trop.: “quae parentis tam in angustum tuos locum conpegeris,Plaut. Rud. 4, 4, 103: “in judicia et contiunculas, tamquam in aliquod pistrinum, detrudi et compingi,Cic. de Or. 1, 11, 46: “aufer, utere (pallā), vel tu vel tua uxor, vel etiam in loculos compingite,keep it, thrust it into your pockets, Plaut. Men. 4, 3, 17 Ritschl N. cr.—Hence, compactus , a, um, P. a., of figure or form, compact, thick-set, thick, firm (freq. in post-Aug. prose): “compacto corpore et robusto,Plin. Ep. 7, 24, 1: “boves,Col. 6, 1, 2: compactis firmisque membris, * Suet. Vesp. 20: “cruribus,Col. 6, 1, 3; 6, 37, 6: “compactā et torosā cervice,Pall. Mart. 11, 2.
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