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pĭlo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and
I.a. [1. pilus].
I. Neutr., to put forth hairs, to grow hairy: pilat pilos habere incipit, ahas pro detrahit pilos, a quo depilati, Paul. ex Fest. p. 204 Müll.: “pilare dictum est, ut plumare, pilis vestiri,Non. 39, 25: “corpus meum nunc pilare primum coepit,Afran. 39, 27; Nov. 39, 28.—
II. Act. (cf. ψιλόω).
A. Lit., to deprive of hair, make bald, depilate: “nates,Mart. 6, 56, 4: “uxores,id. 12, 32, 33.—
B. Transf., to plunder, pillage (very rare, and not ante-Aug.; “whereas compilare is class.): castra inimica,Amm. 31, 2, 8: “villas,id. 31, 5, 8: “pilati caesique,id. 14, 2, 3: “malam parram pilavit,Petr. 43, 4 dub.
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