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tĕrē^bro , āvi, ătum, 1, v. a. terebra, bore, bore through, perforate (not in Cic.; syn.: foro, perforo)
B. Transt., to bore out: regustatum digito terebrare salinum Contentus perages, to bore out the salt-dish with the fingers; “to hunt out the last grain,Pers. 5, 138. —
2. To bore, make by boring: foramen, Vitr 10, 16, 5. —
II. Trop., to insinuate one's self, to coax, Plaut. Bacch. 5, 2, 82; so perh. also, id Fragm. ap. Fest. s. v. subscudes, p. 306 Müll.
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