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gȳro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. and n. gyrus.
I. Act., to turn round in a circle, wheel round (post-Aug. and very rare).—
A. Lit.: “animal difficile se gyrabit,Veg. Vet. 3, 5. —
B. To go around a thing: “omnes greges,Vulg. Gen. 30, 32; id. Judith, 13, 12.—
II. Neutr., to turn around: “post tergum eorum,Vulg. 2 Reg. 5, 23: “per viam,id. Eccl. 1, 6: “per meridiem,id. 1 Macc. 13, 20: Ambros. in Psa. 118; Serm. 12, § 20.—
III. Transf.: gȳrātus , made in a circular form, rounded: “chlamys orbe gyrato laciniosa,Plin. 5, 10, 11, § 62.
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