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prō-tollo , ĕre, v. a.
I. To stretch forth or out, to bring forth (ante- and post-class.): “manum,Plaut. Ps. 3, 2, 71: “Pleiadas,Avien. Arat. 567.—
II. Trop.
1. To prolong, protract, put off, defer, Lucil. ap. Non. 159, 23: “vitam in crastinum,Plaut. Cas. 3, 5, 43: “mortem sibi,id. ib. 2, 8, 11: “feturam mulierum non ultra decimum mensem,Gell. 3, 16, 15.—
2. To elevate, raise: “vox a minore solita ad majorem protolli,Amm. 31, 7, 11.
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