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spŏlĭo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. spolium, strip, to deprive of covering, rob of clothing.
II. Pregn., to rob, plunder, pillage, spoil; to deprive, despoil; usually: aliquem (aliquid) aliquā re, to deprive or rob one of something (the predominant signif. of the word; syn. praedor).
(γ). In a Greek construction: “hiems spoliata capillos,stripped of his locks, Ov. M. 15, 213.—
(δ). Absol.: “si spoliorum causā vis hominem occidere, spoliasti,Cic. Rosc. Am. 50, 145.—Hence, * spŏlĭātus , a, um, P. a., plundered, despoiled: “nihil illo regno spoliatius,more impoverished, Cic. Att. 6, 1, 4.
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