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prōcursus , ūs, m. id..
I. Lit., a running forth or forwards; esp., in milit. lang., a sallying forth, charge, onset (not in Cic. or Cæs.): “procursu militum,Liv. 22, 41: “faciles sternit procursibus herbas,Stat. Th. 4, 787; Lucr. 2, 455.—
B. Transf., a jutting out, projection (post-Aug.): “angulosus,Plin. 5, 10, 11, § 62.—
II. Trop. (postclass.): “initia procursusque virtutis patefacere,the origin and first manifestations, Val. Max. 3, 2 init.: “irae, qui acerrimus esse solet,the outbreak, id. 7, 3, ext. 6.
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