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-cumbo , cŭbŭi, 3, v. n.
I. To lie down, sc. in bed or on a couch, to recline at table, to lie ill, be confined by sickness (good prose), Cato R. R. 156, 4: “super lectum,Suet. Ner. 48: “in aureo lecto,id. Caes. 49: “hospes me ad cenam vocat. Venio, decumbo,Plaut. Merc. 1, 1, 98; “so of reclining at table (cf. accumbo),id. Curc. 2, 3, 72; id. Stich. 5, 1, 6; Ter. Ph. 2, 2, 28; Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 25: “familia decubuit,Sen. Ep. 96, 1; Gell. 18, 10, 2: “febricitans,Vulg. Marc. 1, 30.—
II. Of a vanquished gladiator, t. t., to fall, Cic. Tusc. 2, 17, 41; id. Phil. 3, 14, 35.
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