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păciscor , pactus, 3,
I.v. dep. n. and a. (act. collat. form, v. supra) [1. paco], to make a bargain, contract, or agreement with any one; to covenant, agree, stipulate, bargain, contract respecting any thing (cf.: transigo, stipulor, pango).
I. Lit.
A. In gen.
(β). Act.: “quae pacisci modo scis, set quod pacta's, non scis solvere,Plaut. Ps. 1, 2, 89: “argentum,id. ib. arg. 1, 9: “quam (provinciam) sibi pactus erat,Cic. Sest. 25, 55: “rem,Auct. Her. 2, 13, 20: “pecuniam cum aliquo, Auct. B. Alex. 55: omnibus proscriptis, reditum salutemque pactus est,Vell. 2, 77, 2: “ab aliquo vitam,Sall. J. 26, 1; so, “pactus in singulos (homines) minas decem a tyranno,Plin. 35, 10, 36, § 99: “cum Xerxe nuptias filiae,Just. 2, 15, 14.—With object-clause: “Leucippo fieri pactus uterque gener,Ov. F. 5, 702: “dimitti (eum) pactus, si, etc.,Plin. 8, 7, 7, § 18.—In part. fut. pass.: “ut firma fierent paciscenda,Amm. 31, 12, 13.—
B. In partic., of a marriage-contract, to betroth a woman (syn.: “despondeo, spondeo): ex quā pactus esset vir domo, in matrimonium duceret,Liv. 4, 4, 10: “Etutam pacto fratri eum invidisse,id. 44, 30, 4.—
II. Trop., to barter, hazard, stake (poet.): “vitam pro laude,Verg. A. 5, 230: “letum pro laude,id. ib. 12, 49: “aevum pro luce,Stat. Th. 1, 317.
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