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con-verro (or -vorro ), verri, versum, 3,
I.v. a., to sweep or brush together, to sweep, clear away (mostly ante- and post-class.).
I. Lit., Cato, R. R. 143, 2: “hoc egomet, tu hoc convorre,Plaut. Stich. 2, 2, 27: “capiam scopas atque hoc convorram,id. ib. 2, 2, 51; 2, 2, 64; Publ. Syr. ap. Prisc. p. 900 P.: “stabulum,Col. 7, 6, 6: “locum,id. 8, 6, 6: “limina templorum osculis,Arn. 1, p. 36 al.
II. Meton.: hereditates omnium, to scrape together, * Cic. Off. 3, 19, 78 (al. convertere). —Humorously: aliquem totum cum pulvisculo, to sweep thoroughly, to beat the dust out, i. e. to beat soundly, Plaut. Rud. 3, 6, 6.
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