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intĕgŭmentum , i, n. intego,
I.a covering.
I. Lit.: “lanx cum integumentis, quae Jovi adposita fuit,the plate-covers, lids, Liv. 40, 59, 7 Weissenb. (al. lana cum integumentis, i. e. the pillows on which rested the heads of the statues of the gods): “ea legio linteata ab integumento consaepti ... appellata est,id. 10, 38, 12: “vestis aut pellis,Aur. Vict. Orig. Gent. Rom. 13, 2: integumenta carnalia, Ambros. de Isaac et An. 4, 16.—
II. Transf
A. That which conceals, a covering: “frontis,Cic. post Red. in Sen. 7, 15: “flagitiorum,id. Cael. 20, 47: “dissimulationis,Cic. de Or. 2, 86: “ornamenta ejus ingenii per quaedam involucra atque integumenta perspexi,id. ib. 1, 35: “nequitia frontis involuta integumentis,id. Pis. 6.—
B. That which protects, a defence, shelter: corporis alicujus, one's constant attendant, Plaut. Bacch. 4, 2, 19: “aetati meae,id. Trin. 2, 2, 32.
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