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ēbrĭus , a, um, adj. etym. dub.; perh. root φρήν; cf. sobrius,
I.who has drunk enough, had his fill, corresp. with satur.
I. Prop. (very rare): “cum tu satura atque ebria eris, puer ut satur sit facito,Ter. Hec. 5, 2, 3 Ruhnk.; cf. “saturitate,Plaut. Capt. 1, 1, 35.—Far more freq. and class.,
B. full of drink, drunk, intoxicated (cf. also: “potus, ebriosus, temulentus, vinolentus): homo hic ebrius est ... Tu istic, ubi bibisti?Plaut. Am. 2, 1, 25; 1, 1, 116; id. Aul. 4, 10, 19, sq. al.; Cic. Mil. 24, 65; id. Phil. 2, 41, 105; id. Div. 2, 58, 120; Sen. Ep. 83, 18 (thrice); Quint. 11, 3, 57; Prop. 4 (5), 5, 46; Hor. S. 1, 4, 51; Ov. M. 4, 26; id. F. 2, 582.— As subst.: ebrĭus , ii, m., a drunkard, Vulg. Psa. 106, 27; id. Job, 12, 25 al. et saep.—
b. Poet., of inanimate things: “vestigia,Prop. 1, 3, 9; cf. “signa,id. 3, 3, 48 (4, 2, 48 M.): “verba,Tib. 3, 6, 36: “nox,Mart. 10, 47; cf. “bruma,id. 13, 1 et saep.—
II. Trop., intoxicated, drunk, sated, filled: “ebrius jam sanguine civium et tanto magis eum sitiens,Plin. 14, 22, 28, § 148: “regina fortuna dulci ebria,intoxicated with good fortune, Hor. C. 1, 37, 12: “dulcis pueri ebrios ocellos,” i. e. intoxicated with love, Cat. 45, 11: “ebria de sanguine sanctorum,Vulg. Apoc. 17, 6.—
III. In gen., abundantly filled, full (poet.): “cena,Plaut. Cas. 3, 6, 18: “lana de sanguine conchae,Mart. 14, 154; cf. id. 13, 82: “lucerna,id. 10, 38.
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