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saepiō (not sēp-), psī, ptus, īre

saepes, to surround with a hedge, hedge in, fence in, enclose : saeptum undique dumetis sepulcrum.— To enclose, surround, encircle, fortify, guard : comitium et curiam: omnīs fori aditūs: urbem moenibus: oppidum operibus: castra tectis parietum pro muro saepta, L.: oculos membranis tenuissimis: restituat legiones intra saltum quo saeptae fuerunt, L.: se tectis, i. e. shut up , V.: pubes inermis ab armatis saepta, L.: At Venus obscuro gradientīs aëre saepsit, V.—Fig., to surround, enclose, encompass : (inventa) ornare oratione; post memoriā saepire, i. e. get by heart : (eloquentia) saepta liberali custodiā: locum omnem cogitatione, beset. —To fortify, protect, guard, strengthen : saeptus legibus, guarded : omnia pudore saepta animadverterat, L.: (mulieres) saeptā pudicitiā agunt, Ta.

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