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mădĭdus , a, um, adj. madeo,
I.moist, wet, soaked, drenched (rare until after the Aug. per.).
I. Lit.
A. In gen.: fasciculus epistolarum aquā madidus, * Cic. Q. Fr. 2, 12, 4: “spiritus,Plin. 31, 7, 39, § 79: “madidi myrrhā capilli,Ov. M. 5, 53: “madidis Notus evolat alis,id. ib. 1, 264; cf. Luc. 1, 219 Cort.: “genae,” i. e. bedewed with tears, Ov. A. A. 1, 660: “comae,moistened with unguents, id. H. 14, 30: “fossae,wet, abounding in water, id. Tr. 5, 6, 37: “palus,id. A. A. 1, 554: “lacus,Mart. 4, 44, 2: “Juppiter,” i. e. Pluvius, id. 7, 36, 1: “ver,rainy, Juv. 9, 51. —*
(β). With gen.: “rosas madidas divini roris et nectaris video,App. M. 4, p. 143.—
B. In partic.
2. Drunk, intoxicated: “madidus vino,Plaut. Aul. 3, 6, 36: “faciam ut sit madidus sobrius,id. Am. 3, 4, 18: “cum peteret matellam madidus,Mart. 6, 89, 2; 9, 23, 11: “illum madidum, nihili incontinentem, etc.,a drunkard, sot, Plaut. As. 5, 2, 9: “molli luxu madefacta meroque,Sil. 12, 18: “dies,” i. e. spent in drinking, Mart. 14, 1, 9: “Tarentum,full of drunkenness, Juv. 6, 297. —
II. Trop. *
A. Soft, weak: madida memoria, Caecil. ap. Prisc. p. 699 P. (Com. Rel. v. 31 Rib.).—
B. Full of, filled with any thing: “Minervae artibus,Mart. 1, 40, 3: “madidi jocis libelli,id. 4, 14, 12.— Hence, * adv.: mădĭdē , moistly: “non vides me uti madide madeam?how thoroughly soaked, drunk, I am, Plaut. Ps. 5, 2, 7.
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