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questus , ūs, m. queror,
I.a complaining, complaint, plaint (class.).
I. Lit.
A. In gen., Cic. Quint. 30, 94: “caelum questibus implet,Verg. A. 9, 480: “tantos illa suo rumpebat pectore questus,id. ib. 4, 553: “tales effundit in aëra questus,Ov. M. 9, 370: “edere questus,id. ib. 4, 587: “in questus effundi,Tac. A. 1, 11: “creber,id. ib. 3, 7: “quaestu vano clamitare,Phaedr. 1, 9, 7.—
B. In partic., a complaint, accusation (poet.): “questuque Jovem testatur acerbo,Val. Fl. 5, 624; 1, 113; Luc. 1, 247; 9, 880.—
II. Transf., of the soft, plaintive note of the nightingale: “maestis late loca questibus implet,Verg. G. 4, 515.
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