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-sĭdĕo , sēdi, 2, v. n. and
I.a. [sedeo], to sit back, remain sitting anywhere (cf. resisto); to remain behind, to remain, rest, linger, tarry, abide, reside (syn. remaneo; class.).
2. To sit up, assume a sitting posture (late Lat.): “et resedit qui erat mortuus,Vulg. Luc. 7, 15. —
B. Meton., to sit inactive, to remain idle or listless (rare): “artifex cum exprimere vellet Athamantis furorem Learcho filio praecipitato residentis poenitentiā,sitting listlessly subdued by remorse, Plin. 34, 14, 40, § 140: “miles residet,Petr. 112. — Hence, act., to keep or celebrate a holiday: “venter gutturque resident esuriales ferias (v. esurialis),Plaut. Capt. 3, 1, 8. — Pass.: “nec vero tam denicales (quae a nece appellatae sunt, quia residentur mortuis) quam ceterorum caelestium quieti dies Feriae nominarentur,because they are kept in honor of the dead, Cic. Leg. 2, 22, 55 Creuz (codd. leg. residentur mortui; B. and K. resident mortui; cf.I.supra).—
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