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lĭcĕo , cŭi, cĭtum, 2, v. n. Sanscr. root rik-, riktas, empty; Gr. λιπ-, λείπω, leave; Lat. lic-, linquo, licet, liceor; cf. Germ. leihen, verleihen, be for sale; to have a price put upon it, to be valued, esteemed at so much.
II. Transf., of the seller, to offer for sale, to fix the price, to value at so much (only post-Aug.): “percontanti quanti liceret opera effecta, parvum nescio quid dixerat,how much he asked for them, what he held them at, Plin. 35, 10, 36, § 88: “parvo cum pretio diu liceret,Mart. 6, 66, 4.
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