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ob-texo , xŭi, 3, v. a. (post-Aug.).
I. To weave to or over any thing: “papilio fila araneosa alarum lanugine obtexit,Plin. 11, 19, 21, § 65.—
II. To weave over, i. e. to overspread, cover with any thing: “caelum obtexitur umbrā,Verg. A. 11, 611: “per nubes caelum aliud obtexens,Plin. 2, 38, 38, § 104: “jaculis obtexitur aër,Claud. I. Cons. Stil. 1, 258.—Transf.: “excusationes obtexere avaritiae suae,Ambros. in Luc. 8, § 78: “sol nubibus obtexitur,id. Ep. 5, 4.
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