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ē-no , āvi, 1, v. n. and
I.a.
I. Neutr., to swim out, swim away, escape by swimming.
A. Prop. (rare but class.): facile, * Plaut. Rud. 1, 2, 81: e concha, * Cic. Fin. 3, 19, 63: “in Erythraeam,Liv. 44, 28; cf.: “in terram,id. 33, 41.—
B. Poet. transf., of flying, * Lucr. 3, 591; * Verg. A. 6, 16; Sil. 12, 95. —
II. Act., to traverse by swimming, i. e. to sail through a place (in post-Aug. poets): “orbem fretis,Val. Fl. 5, 316: “has valles,Sil. 3, 662.
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