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con-crĕpo , pŭi, pĭtum, 1, v. n. and
I.a.
I. Neutr., to rattle, creak, grate, sound, resound, clash, make a noise, etc. (class.): “foris concrepuit hinc a vicino sene,Plaut. Mil. 2, 1, 76: “foris,id. Bacch. 2, 2, 56; 4, 2, 28: “ostium,id. Men. 2, 2, 73; 3, 2, 57; * Ter. And. 4, 1, 58: scabilla concrepant, aulaeum tollitur, Cic. Cael. 27, 65: “conclamat omnis multitudo et suo more armis concrepat,Caes. B. G. 7, 21.—Of the din or clashing of weapons (i. e. of the swords against the shields) when struck together: “simul primo concursu concrepuere arma,Liv. 6, 24, 1; 28, 8, 2, and 28, 29, 10; Petr. 59, 3; “and of the striking together of the brazen cymbals of the attendants of Bacchus,Prop. 3 (4), 18, 6. Ov. F. 3, 740.—Of the snapping of the fingers: “concrepuit digitis,Plaut. Mil. 2, 2, 51: si vir bonus habeat hanc vim, ut, si digitis concrepuerit, possit, etc., by snapping his fingers, i. e. by the smallest effort, Cic. Off. 3, 19, 75; Hier. Ep. 125, 18; so also absol.: “simulac decemviri concrepuerint,Cic. Agr. 2, 30, 82.—
II. Act., to cause to sound or rattle, to strike upon (rare): “aera,Ov. F. 5, 441: “hastis scuta,Petr. 59, 3: “digitos,id. 27, 5: “Tartessiaca aera manu,Mart. 11, 16, 4.
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