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illīdo (inl- ), si, sum, 3, v. a. in-laedo,
I.to strike or dash against or upon, to beat against, to strike, dash or beat in any direction.
I. Lit. (mostly poet., not in Cic. prose; cf.: “incutio, impingo, infligo): libravit caestus effractoque illisit in ossa cerebro,Verg. A. 5, 480: ad vulnus manus, Cic. poët. Tusc. 3, 31, 76 fin.: “(naves) vadis,Verg. A. 1, 112: “repagula ossibus,Ov. M. 5, 121: “funale fronti,id. ib. 12, 250: “dentem fragili (corpori),Hor. S. 2, 1, 77: “caput foribus,Suet. Aug. 23: “superbissimos vultus solo,Plin. Pan. 52, 4: “linum illisum crebro silici,Plin. 19, 1, 3, § 18: “fluctus se illidit in litore,Quint. 10, 3, 30 Zumpt N. cr.: quos Rex suus illisit pelago, drove to the sea, i. e. forced to navigate the sea, Val. Fl. 7, 52: “avidos illidit in aegrum Cornipedem cursus,” i. e. guides, Stat. Th. 11, 517.—
II. Transf., to strike or dash to pieces (very rare): “illisis cruribus,Varr. R. R. 3, 7, 10: “serpens compressa atque illisa morietur,Cic. Har. Resp. 25 fin.
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