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vinciō vinxī, vinctus, īre

VI-, to bind, bind about, fetter, tie, fasten, surround, encircle: Cura adservandum vinctum, T.: civem Romanum: trinis catenis vinctus, Cs.: Purpureo alte suras cothurno, V.: novis tempora floribus, H.: Anule, formosae digitum vincture puellae, about to encircle , O.: boves vincti cornua vittis, O.To compress, lace: esse vincto pectore, ut gracilae sient, T.To compass, surround, guard: vinciri praesidiis.—Fig., to bind, fetter, confine, restrain, attach: omnia severis legibus vincienda sunt: vincta numine teste fides, O.: me retinent vinctum vincla puellae, Tb.—Of sleep, to bind, bury, sink: vinctos somno trucidandos tradere, L.: inimica vinximus ora (i. e. magicis artibus), O.—In rhet., to bind, arrange, link together: membra (orationis) sunt numeris vincienda, i. e. arranged rhythmically: (poëma) nimis vinctum, i. e. too artificial.

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