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singulto , no
I.perf., ātum, 1, v. n. and a. [id.].
I. Neutr., to hiccup; to sob: “singultantium modo,Quint. 10, 7, 10.—
B. Transf., poet., of persons dying, to rattle in the throat, Verg. A. 9, 333; Sil. 2, 362; 1, 388; Val. Fl. 2, 211.—Of speech interrupted with sobs: “verba singultantia,Stat. S. 5, 5, 26; Calp. Ecl. 6, 22.—Of water flowing from an orifice, to gurgle, Sid. Ep. 2, 2 med.
II. Act.: animam, to breathe out with sobs, to gasp away with short sobs or rattling in the throat, Ov. M. 5, 134: “in limine vitae animas,Stat. Th. 5, 261: “et singultatis oscula mixta sonis,Ov. Tr. 3, 5, 16.
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