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lăquĕo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. laqueus,
I.to noose, ensnare, entangle (poet. and in post-Aug. prose).
I. Lit.: “extentis laqueare profundum Retibus,Manil. 5, 659: “cassem Per senos circum usque sinus laqueabis,” i. e. to plait, Grat. Cyn. 40: “corpus laqueatum et distentum,Col. 6, 19, 3: “laqueatis resistentium membris,Amm. 31, 2, 9: “laqueatis cruribus (elephantorum),entangled, Sol. 20, 11.—
II. Trop., to ensnare, etc.: “si te forte oculi dextri laqueaverit error,Juvenc. 1, 537.
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