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claudō (clūdō sī, sus, ere

CLAV-, to shut, close, shut up: forem cubiculi: portas, Cs.: rivos, to dam up, V.: clausae fores, Tb.: ostia, Ct.: ocellos, Pr.: clausae hieme Alpes, L.: pupulas: lumina, V.—Fig., to shut, close: domus clausa pudori: aurīs ad voces: fugam hostibus, to cut off, L.: clausa consilia habere, i. e. to conceal: deum clausum pectore habere, O.: animam laqueo, i. e. to end one's life, O.To close, end, conclude: lustrum, H.: opus, O.: epistulam, O.: agmen, to bring up the rear, Cs.To shut in, enclose, encompass, surround, imprison, hide, confine: quae (urbs) loci naturā clauderetur: stabulis armenta, V.: claudens textis cratibus pecus, H.: rivus clausus ripis, L.: nemus claudit Silva, O.: (apes) in arbore inani, O.To encompass, invest, besiege, blockade: portūs custodiā clausos teneri, Cs.: urbem obsidione, N.: multitudine, N.To shut in, hem in: hinc Tusco claudimur amni, are hemmed in, V.: nemorum saltūs, V.: tibi clauduntur rete capreae, O.To close, limit, restrict: Nolo tibi ullum commodum in me claudier, i. e. that you be deprived of, T.: nec ita claudenda est res familiaris, ut, etc.: numeris sententias, to express in poetical form: pedibus verba, i. e. to compose verses, H.

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