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ē-vincĭo , nxi, nctum, 4, v. a.,
I.to bind up, to bind or wind round with something (not ante-Aug., and mostly poet.): “simul diademate caput Tiridatis evinxit,Tac. A. 15, 2; cf. id. ib. 6, 43.—More freq. in the part. perf.: “viridi Mnestheus evinctus oliva,Verg. A. 5, 494; cf. “palmae,” i. e. wound round with the cestus, id. ib. 5, 364: “comae (sc. vittā),Ov. Am. 3, 6, 56: “evincta pudicā Fronde manus,crowned with laurel, Stat. Th. 1, 554.—With acc. respectiv.: “puniceo stabis suras evincta cothurno,Verg. E. 7, 32; id. A. 5, 269; 774; 8, 286; Ov. M. 15, 676.—
II. To bind: “evincta lacerandum traditi dextra,Sil. 2, 48 (dub.; al. victa).
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