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inter-stinguo (stinxi ), stinctum, 3, v. a.
I. In gen., to separate, mark off, divide; to variegate or checker with any thing (only in perf. pass.): “spatia interstincta columnis,Stat. S. 3, 5, 90: “facies medicaminibus interstincta,Tac. A. 4, 57: “candor interstinctus variis coloribus,Plin. 37, 10, 54, § 143: “aureum capitis figmentum interstinctum lapillis,Amm. 19, 1, 3.—
II. In partic.
A. To extinguish: “quae faciunt ignes interstingui atque perire,Lucr. 5, 761: “ardor interstinctis aquis,Mart. Cap. 9, § 915 poet.
B. To kill: “aliquem,App. M. 4, p. 147, 34.
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