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^-clūdo (-claudo , Coripp. 3 Joann. 118), si, sum, 3, v. a.
I. (Acc. to re, II. 1.) To unclose what had been closed, to open, throw or lay open; to disclose, reveal (poet. and in post-Aug. prose; “syn.: resero, aperio, pando): pergam pultare ostium. Heus reclude: heus, Tranio, etiam aperis?Plaut. Most. 4, 2, 28: “natus nemo in aedibus servat, neque qui recludat neque respondeat,id. ib. 2, 2, 22; id. Poen. 3, 4, 19; id. Rud. 2, 3, 82; cf. “fores,Lucr. 3, 360: “aeratas hosti rēcludere portas,Ov. M. 8, 41; cf. id. ib. 7, 647; Tac. A. 14, 44; Prop. 3, 19, 24: “ostia,Lucr. 3, 366: “portas,Verg. A. 7, 617; 9, 675; Ov. M. 14, 781: “viam arcis,id. ib. 14, 776: “reclusā Mane domo vigilare,Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 103: “stabula,Ov. H. 8, 17: “adyta,Verg. A. 3, 92: “locum,Quint. 7, 2, 44: “armarium,Plaut. Capt. 4, 4, 10: “pectora pecudum (in augury),Verg. A. 4, 63: “specus quaerendis venis argenti,Tac. A. 11, 20: “recludit se specus,Sil. 13, 424: “humum,to dig up, Tac. A. 2, 25; cf.: “tellurem dente unco,to break up, till, Verg. G. 2, 423.— “Of the underworld: regna recludat Pallida,Verg. A. 8, 244: “non optanda regna,Sil. 13, 523: “januam leti,Val. Fl. 4, 231.— Of the grave: aequa tellus Pauperi recluditur, Hor. C. 2, 18, 33: “contecta vulnera (with aperire),Tac. H. 2, 77: “pectus mucrone,Verg. A. 10, 601; cf.: “ense pectus,Hor. Epod. 17, 71; and: “ense jugulum,Ov. M. 7, 285: “ensem,to draw, unsheathe, Verg. A. 4, 646; 9, 423: “thesauros tellure,to disclose, reveal, id. ib. 1, 358; id. G. 2, 423; cf. id. ib. 12, 924: “(ubi sol) caelum aestivā luce reclusit,id. ib. 4, 52.—Of springs: “ora fontana,Ov. F. 1, 269: “fontes,Verg. G. 2, 175: “psittacus reclusus,set free, Stat. S. 2, 4, 32. —
B. Trop.: iram, to unclose, let loose, Poët. ap. Cic. N. D. 3, 26, 66: “subdolus avaritiam ac libidinem occultans: quae postquam pecuniā reclusa sunt, etc.,Tac. A. 16, 32; cf.: “ebrietas operta recludit,Hor. Ep. 1, 5, 16: “si recludantur tyrannorum mentes,Tac. A. 6, 6: “superas mentes,Sil. 1, 19; cf.: “principis justitiam, gravitatem, comitatem,Plin. Ep. 6, 31, 2: “virtus recludens immeritis mori Caelum,Hor. C. 3, 2, 21: “(Mercurius) Non lenis precibus fata recludere,to relax, obviate the decrees of fate, id. ib. 1, 24, 17.—
II. To shut off or up (postclass. and rare): “singulas separatim,Just. 1, 9, 16: “ficus a se separatas,Pall. 4, 10, 33: “matronas in carcerem,Just. 26, 1, 7; cf. Tert. Idol. 17 fin.: “tamquam recluso Jani templo,Amm. 16, 10, 1 (in Flor. 4, 12, 64, dub.): “speculum,Stat. S. 3, 4, 93; Vulg. Lev. 13, 4: “aliquem in carcerem,id. Num. 15, 34.—
B. Trop.: “quod cognatis a praetore apertum est, hoc agnatis esse reclusum,Just. Inst. 3, 2, 7: “nebulā recludens omnia,Sedul. 5, 390.
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