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assus , a, um, adj. qs. artus, then arsus, then assus; cf.: areo, ardeo, Van.,
I.roasted.
I. Lit.: “elixus esse quam assus soleo suavior,Plaut. Most. 5, 1, 66: “mergi,Hor. S. 2, 2, 51: “turdi,id. ib. 2, 2, 73: “passeris assi,id. ib. 2, 8, 29 Bentl. (K. and H., atque): “quibus (piscibus) assis Languidus in cubitum jam se conviva reponet,id. ib. 2, 4, 38; so Vulg. Luc. 24, 42: res eadem magis alit jurulenta quam assa; “magis assa quam elixa,Cels. 2, 18; so, “pulmo,Plin. 30, 15, 51, § 145: “carnes assae igni,Vulg. Exod. 12, 8: “assa caro bubula,ib. 1 Par. 16, 3: “assum (quid) igni,ib. Exod. 12, 9: “ova,Scrib. Comp. 221.—Also, subst.: assum , i, n., a roast, roasted meat: “vitulinum,roast veal, Cic. Fam. 9, 20.—On the pun with assum = adsum, v. adsum init.
II. Meton. (prop. dried with heat, hence), dry, simple, mere: sudatio, a steam or sweating-bath, Gr. ξηροὶ ἱδρῶτες, Cels. 3, 27; also, subst.: assa , ōrum, n., = sudatorium, a sweating - bath, sudatory (without bathing), Cic. ad Q. Fr. 3, 1, 1; cf.: assa cella: ἀφιδρωτήριον, Gloss. Vet.: sol, a simple basking in the sun without a previous anointing, Cic. Att. 12, 6.—Absol. or with nutrix, a dry-nurse: “Hoc monstrant vetulae pueris repentibus assae,Juv. 14, 208: “assae nutricis est infantem magis diligere quam adultum,Front. Ep. ad Ant. 1, 5: “VOLVMNIAE DYNAMIDI NVTRICI ASSAE ET LIB. ...,Inscr. Murat. 1512, 6: “lapides,rough, unhewn stone, Serv. ad Verg. G. 2, 417: vox, the simple voice, unaccompanied by any instrument, Non. pp. 76 and 77; cf. Ascon. ad Cic. Div. in Caecil. 17; inversely, assae tibiae, pipes not accompanied by the voice, Serv. ad Verg. G. 2, 417.
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