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abscīdō cīdī, cīsus, ere

abs+caedo, to cut off, hew off: caput, L.: cervicibus fractis caput abscidit.—Fig., to cut off, separate, divide: abscisus in duas partīs exercitus, Cs.To cut off, take away violently: aliā spe undique abscisā, L.: omnium rerum respectum nobis, L.: quia abscideram, because I had broken off abruptly.

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