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ŏb-ŏlĕo , ŭi, 2,
I.v. a., to smell of any thing (ante-class. and post-Aug.).
I. Lit.: “oboluisti allium,Plaut. Most. 1, 1, 38: “maluissem allium oboluisses,Suet. Vesp. 8: “antidotum,id. Calig. 23: res mihi obolet. I smell a thing, App. Mag. p. 311, 31.—
II. Transf.: “jam oboluit Casina procul,Plaut. Cas. 4, 3, 21: “marsupium huic oboluit,she smells your purse, id. Men. 2, 3, 33.
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