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gĕmĭno , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. and n. id..
I. Act., to double (class.; syn. duplico).
A. Lit.: “favos,Varr. R. R. 3, 16, 32: ructuosus spiritus, Cael. ap. Quint. 4, 2, 123: “victoriae laetitiam,Liv. 45, 13: “semivocales,Quint. 1, 7, 14: “verba,id. 9, 3, 28: “decem vitae frater geminaverat annos,” i. e. had completed his twentieth year, Ov. Tr. 4, 10, 31: “labor geminaverat aestum,id. M. 5, 586: “pericula,Tib. 2, 3, 39: “facinus,to repeat, Ov. M. 10, 471.—Absol.: “geminabit (sc. pugnum s. plagam) nisi caves,Ter. Ad. 2, 1, 19.—In part. perf.: “tum sole geminato, quod Tuditano et Aquillio consulibus evenerat, ctc.,Cic. N. D. 2, 5, 14: “verba,id. Part. 6, 21; cf. “littera,Quint. 1, 7, 29; 1, 4, 11: “victoria,Liv. 1, 25, 11: “luctus,id. 40, 55: “urbs,id. 1, 13: “onus,Quint. 2, 3, 2: “vulnus,Ov. M. 12, 257: “plausus,Verg. G. 2, 509: “consulatus,repeated, Tac. A. 1, 3: “invidiam fieri geminati honoris,Liv. 39, 39, 9: “honor,augmented, Plin. Pan. 92, 1.— Poet.: “quae postquam aspexit geminatus gaudia ductor Sidonius,” i. e. feeling double joy, Sil. 10, 514.—
B. Transf., to pair, join, or unite two things together: “non ut Serpentes avibus geminentur, tigribus agni,Hor. A. P. 13: “geminari legionum castra prohibuit,the encamping of two legions together, Suet. Dom. 7; Stat. S. 1, 2, 239: “non acuta Sic geminant Corybantes aera,” i. e. strike together, Hor. C. 1, 16, 8.—In part. perf.: “prope geminata cacumina montium,nearly of the same height, Liv. 36, 24, 9.— *
II. Neutr., to be double, Lucr. 4, 451.
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