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con-strŭo , struxi, structum, 3 (
I.part. fut. constrŭĭtūra, Ven. Carm. 2, 10 fin.), v. a.
I. To heap, bring, or gather together, to heap or pile up (class.): “acervos nummorum apud aliquem,Cic. Phil. 2, 38, 97; cf.: “omnibus rebus et modis constructā et coacervatā pecuniā,id. Agr. 1, 5, 14; “and acervum,Hor. S. 1, 1, 44: “divitias,id. ib. 2, 3, 96: carros, to make a barricade, Sisenn. ap. Non. p. 195, 29: “has omnes multas magnificasque res,Cic. de Or. 1, 35, 161; cf.: “copiam ornamentorum uno in loco,id. ib. § “162: super prela congeriem,Plin. 18, 31, 74, § 318.—
II. (Like compono, II.) To make by piling up, to make, fabricate, construct, build (class.; most freq. in Cic.).
B. Esp., in gram. lang., to connect grammatically, construct, Prisc. p. 1099 sq. P. et saep.
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