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curto , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. curtus, shorten, diminish (not ante-Aug., and very rare): “aliquid,Cels. 7, 9: “radices,Pall. Feb. 10, 3.—
II. Trop., to diminish: “rem,Pers. 6, 34; cf.: “Quantulum enim summae curtabit quisque dierum,Hor. S. 2, 3, 124.
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    • Horace, Satires, 2.3.124
    • A. Cornelius Celsus, De Medicina, 7.9
    • Persius, Saturae, 6
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