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lĭcĕor , lĭcĭtus, 2,
I.v. dep. n. and a. [root lic-; v. 1. liceo], to bid on goods at an auction (class.).
(β). Act., to bid for, make an offer for.—With acc.: “heredes Scapulae si istos hortos liceri cogitant,to bid on the gardens, Cic. Att. 12, 38, 4; so, “hortos liceri,Plin. Pan. 50: “et centum Graecos curto centusse licetur,Pers. 5, 191. —*
II. Trop., to appraise, estimate, value: “tunc avidi matronam oculi licentur,appraise her, reckon at what price she can be robbed of her honor, Plin. 14, 22, 28, § 141.
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