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con-tĕgo , xi, ctum, 3,
I.v. a., to cover, to cover up or over (freq. and class.).
I. In gen.
B. Trop.: “quidam servili habitu, alii fide clientium contecti,covered, protected, Tac. H. 3, 73.—
II. In partic.
A. With the access. idea of preservation (cf. condo), to preserve, keep: “cum arma omnia reposita contectaque essent,Caes. B. C. 2, 14.—More freq.,
B. With the access. idea of concealment, to conceal by covering, to cover, hide, conceal.
1. Of corporeal objects: “eas partes corporis contexit atque abdidit, etc.,Cic. Off. 1, 35, 126.—
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