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prae-lĕgo , lēgi, lectum, 3, v. a.
I. To read any thing to others, as a teacher, to show how it should be read, to set an example in reading, to lecture upon an author (post-Aug.): “auctores,Quint. 1, 5, 11: “Vergilium et alios poëtas,Suet. Gram. 16.—
II. To pick or choose out, to select (post-class.): “praelectus hircus,App. M. 7, p. 192, 29.—
III. To sail by or along a place (post-Aug. for praetervehor); with acc.: “Campaniam,Tac. A. 6, 1; 2, 79 init.: Alsia praelegitur tellus, is sailed by, Rut. Itin. 1, 223.
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