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pauso , āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. pausa.
I. Lit., to halt, cease, pause (ante- and postclass. for quiesco, interquiesco): “cum capitis pausaverit dolor,Cael. Aur. Tard. 1, 1, 16: “pausante vomitu,id. Acut. 3, 21, 212: “pausa et quiesce, populus meus,Vulg. 4 Esdr. 2, 24 (for Plaut. Trin. 1, 2, 150, v. pausa).—
II. Pregn., to rest in the grave, = requiescere (late Lat.): PAVSAT IN PACE, Inscr. Boldetti Cimeter. p. 399; Inscr. Maff. Gall. Antiqu. p. 55.—Hence, pausātus , a, um, P. a., that has halted or paused; at rest, resting (post-class.): “jumentum,Veg. Vet. 1, 38: “et sauciat pectus pausatae circa arboris robur (i. e. quiescentis in antro),Arn. 5, 160 dub. (al. pausate).
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