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-mulcĕo , si, sum, 2, v. a., stroke back (poet. and rare).
I. Lit.: “caudam,” i. e. to droop, Verg. A. 11, 812: “aures,to stroke gently, App. M. 1, p. 103, 8: “crines,id. Flor. 2, p. 350, 39.—
II. Trop., to soothe: “minas stimulataque corda remulce,Stat. Th. 8, 93: “animos dulcissimis modulis,to delight, App. M. 5, p. 165, 8.
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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 11.812
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