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circum-vestĭo , īre, v. a.
I. To clothe or cover over (very rare): “arborem,Plin. 17, 23, 35, § 208.—In a figure: “aliquem amictu prudentiae,Ambros. Virg. 12, 48.—*
II. Poet., of one who uses language to conceal his thoughts: se circumvestire dictis, to wrap himself up in words, Poët. ap. Cic. de Or. 3, 39, 158 (Trag. Rel. inc. v. 113 Rib.).
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