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suc-cingo (subc- ), nxi, nctum, 3, v. a.,
I.to gird below or from below, to tuck up, gird, gird about, girdle (mostly poet. and in postAug. prose; cf. subligo).
I. Lit.: “crure tenus medio tunicas,Juv. 6, 455: “astricti succingant ilia ventres,Grat. Cyn. 271; cf.: “Virginem et Leonem Anguis intortus succingit,Vitr. 9, 5 (7), 1: “illa (Scylla) feris atram canibus succingitur alvum,Ov. M. 13, 732; cf. Lucr. 5, 892; Tib. 3, 4, 89: “eāpse sic succincta,tucked up, Plaut. Rud. 2, 3, 80: “amicus,Mart. 2, 46, 7: “popa,Prop. 4 (5), 3, 62.cursor,Mart. 12, 24, 7: “anus,Ov. M. 8, 661: “Diana,id. ib. 3, 156; cf.: “vestem ritu succincta Dianae,id. ib. 10, 536; 9, 89.— Poet.: “succincta comas pinus,with its bare trunk, Ov. M. 10, 103; 15, 603: quis illaec est, quae lugubri Succincta est stolā, girt about, Enn. ap. Non. 198, 2 (Trag. v. 134 Vahl.): succincti gladiis mediā regione cracentes, girt about, armed, id. ap. Fest. s. v. cracentes, p. 53 (Ann. v. 497 ib.): “gladio succinctus,Auct. Her. 4, 52, 65: “succinctam pharetrā,Verg. A. 1, 323: “pallā succincta cruenta,id. ib. 6, 555; cf. “amictu,id. ib. 12,401: succincti corda machaeris, Enn. ap. Serv. Verg. A. 9, 678 (Ann. v. 392 ib.): pugione succinctus, Anton. ap. Cic. Phil. 13, 16, 33: “cultro succinctus,Liv. 7, 5, 3: “ferro,id. 40, 9, 12; 40, 7, 7.—
II. Transf., to surround, furnish, provide, equip, fit out with any thing (syn.: “saepio, circumdo): quod multo se pluribus et majoribus canibus succinxerat,Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 56, § 146: “frustra se terrore succinxerit,Plin. Pan. 49, 3: “his animum succinge bonis,Petr. 5 fin.: “succinctam latrantibus inguina monstris,Verg. E. 6, 75: “Scylla rapax canibus succincta Molossis,id. Cul. 330: “virgineam canibus succincta figuram,Tib. 3, 4, 89: “Carthago succincta portubus,Cic. Agr. 2, 32, 87: “succinctus armis legionibusque,Liv. 21, 10, 4: “maximarum gentium viribus,Just. 6, 1, 2: “totius ferme Orientis viribus,id. 35, 1, 9: “horum scientiā debet esse succinctus,Quint. 12, 5, 1: “patriā papyro,Juv. 4, 24.—Hence, succinctus , a, um, P. a. (very rare and post-Aug.).
A. Prepared, ready for any thing: “proni atque succincti ad omnem clausulam,Quint. 2, 2, 12.—
B. Contracted, short, concise, succinct (poet. and post-Aug.; cf.: “brevis, circumscriptus): libelli,Mart. 2, 1, 3: “arbores succinctiores,Plin. 16, 10, 17, § 39: “succinctior brevitas,Aug. Ep. 157 med.—Adv.: suc-cinctē , briefly, concisely, succinctly (late Lat.; cf.: “breviter, strictim): docere,Amm. 28, 1, 2.—Comp.: “fari,Sid. Ep. 1, 9: “dimicare,Amm. 20, 11, 20.
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