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susceptor , ōris, m. id. (post-class.).
I. One who undertakes any thing, an undertaker, contractor (syn.: “conductor, redemptor): susceptores sollicitare,Just. 8, 3, 8: nemo militantium fiat susceptor defensorve causarum, Cod. Th. 2, 12, 6.—
II. A receiver, collector of taxes, etc., Cod. Th. 12, tit. 6; Cod. Just. 10, tit. 70; Amm. 17, 10, 4.—
III. One who takes into his house or harbors thieves, gamesters, etc., a receiver, gaming-house keeper, Dig. 11, 5, 1; Paul. Sent. 5, 3, 3.—
IV. A guardian, protector, Vulg. Psa. 3, 4; 41, 10; 90, 2 al.
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