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ăd-ŏpĕrĭo , ĕrŭi, ertum, 4, v. a., cover up or over (not used before the Aug. per., and gen. in the part. perf. pass.): “capite adoperto,Liv. 1, 26; id. Epit. 89, and Suet. Ner. 48: “purpureo adopertus amictu,Verg. A. 3, 405: “tempora adoperta cucullo,Juv. 8, 145: “adopertam floribus humum,Ov. M. 15, 688; cf. id. ib. 8, 701: “hiems gelu,id. F. 3, 235: “aether nubibus,id. ib. 2, 75: “lumina somno,id. M. 1, 714: “tenebris mors,Tib. 1, 1, 70: “foribus adopertis,with closed doors, Suet. Oth. 11.—In the verb. finit.: “Quidam prius tuto sale sex horis (ova) adoperiunt,Col. 8, 6: pellem setis adoperuit, Lact. Op. Dei, 7.—Hence, ădŏpertē , adv., v. the foll. art.
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