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ap-plaudo (post-class. applōdo ), (adp- , Ritschl, Fleck., Müll.; app- , Merk.), si, sum, 3, v. a.
I. To strike one thing upon another, to clap: “cavis applauso corpore palmis,Ov. M. 4, 352: “adplauso tela sonat latere,Tib. 2, 1, 66; so Sil. 16, 357: “ovum applosum ad terram,Spart. Get. 3; so Lampr. Elog. 6: terrae (dat.), App. M. 6, p. 184, 34; 9, p. 236, 21.—
II. Trop., to clap the hands in approbation, to applaud: “sacerdotes applaudebant manibus suis,Vulg. Jer. 5, 31: “adplaudere atque adprobare fabulam,Plaut. Ps. 5, 2, 33: “nobis clare adplaudite,id. Men. 5, 9, 100: “agite, adplaudamus,id. Pers. 5, 2, 13: cui generi civium maxime adplaudatur? * Cic. Sest. 54, where B. and K. read plaudatur.
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