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ustŭlo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. id..
I. Lit.
A. In gen., to burn a little, to scorch, singe (very rare; “syn. amburo): palos,Vitr. 5, 12: “taleas oleagineas,id. 1, 5: “caput ferventi ferro,” i. e. to crisp the hair, Auct. Priap. 46.—*
B. Pregn., to burn up, consume by fire: “scripta lignis,Cat. 36, 8.— *
II. Transf., to pinch, nip, or blast with cold: “gemmas (arboris) frigoris aurā,Auct. Priap. 62.
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