I.v. a., to swallow down (post-Aug. and rare): hunc cibum, Fronto Ep. ad amic. 1, 15: virum, Avit. 4, 364; Vulg. Jon. 2, 1; Psa. 124, 3. Said of the earth, Num. 16, 30.—
II.Transf., to overwhelm, abolish: “mortem,” Vulg. 1 Pet. 2, 23.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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