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transcursus , ūs, m. transcurro (post-Aug.).
I. Lit., a running, darting, or flying through: “fulguris,a flash of lightning, Suet. Aug. 90: “avibus maximis minimisque per aëra transcursus est,Sen. Q. N. 2, 7, 1.—
II. Trop., of speech, a running through or over, a brief touching upon, cursory mention: “quanto omnia transcursu dicenda sint,Vell. 2, 55, 1: “illud etiam in hoc transcursu dicendum est,id. 2, 99, 4; cf.: “in hoc transcursu tam artati operis,id. 2, 86, 1; so, in transcursu, cursorily, by the way (cf. obiter), Plin. 3, 5, 6, § 39; 18, 13, 34, § 126; 19, 8, 44, § 154; Aug. in Psa. 57, 16.
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