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in-necto , nexŭi, nexum, 3 (innectier for innecti, Prud. Psych. 375), v. a., tie, join, bind, attach, connect, or fasten to, together, or about.
I. Lit.: “paribus palmas amborum innexuit armis,Verg. A. 5, 425: “colla auro,id. ib. 8, 661: “tempora sertis,to deck, garland, Ov. Tr. 5, 3, 3: “fauces laqueo,to encircle, id. M. 10, 378: “colla lacertis,id. ib. 11, 240: “bracchia collo,Stat. Th. 4, 26: “ambos innectens manibus,id. ib. 1, 511: “mancipia compedibus,Col. 11, 1, 22: innecti cervicibus, to fasten upon, cling to, or embrace the neck, Tac. H. 4, 46; cf.: “tunc placuit caesis innectere vincula silvis,Luc. 2, 670; v. Orelli ad Hor. Epod. 17, 72.— With acc.: “nodos et vincula rupit, Queis innexa pedem malo pendebat ab alto,Verg. A. 5, 511: “vipereum crinem vittis innexa cruentis,id. ib. 6, 281.—
II. Trop.
A. In gen., to connect one thing with another, adduce or devise successively, weave, frame, contrive: “causas innecte morandi,Verg. A. 4, 51: “moras,Stat. Th. 5, 743: “fraudem clienti,Verg. A. 6, 609.—
B. In partic.
1. To entangle, implicate: “innexus conscientiae alicujus,Tac. A. 3, 10.—
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