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laqueus ī, m

1 LAC-, a noose, snare : saxa laqueis vinciebat, S.: laqueis falces avertebant, Cs.: collum in laqueum inserere: inicere laqueum, throw upon , L.: laqueo gulam fregere, strangled , S.: Fortunae Mandare laqueum, bid go and be hanged , Iu.: laquei, quos callidus abdidit auceps, O.: laqueis captare feras, snares , V.: metuit accipiter Suspectos laqueos, H.: dabit in laqueum vestigia, step into a snare , Iu.—Fig., a snare, gin, trap : Non mortis laqueis expedies caput, H.: iudici laqueos declinans: laquei Stoicorum, subtleties : verbi laqueo capere.

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