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porrigō (plur 2d pers. porgite, V.: p. praes. porgens, C.), rēxī, rēctus, ere

por (i. e. pro)+rego, to stretch out, spread out, put forth, reach out, extend : aciem latius, S.: animal membra porrigit: crus, L.: caelo bracchia, O.: expressa psephismata porrigendā manu, by raising hands : per tota novem cui iugera corpus Porrigitur, extends , V.: brumalīs horas, lengthen , O.To lay at length, stretch out : in spatium ingens ruentem porrexit hostem, L.To hold forth, reach out, extend, offer, present, hand : mihi dextram: gladium nobis ad hominem occidendum: mihi forsan, tibi quod negarit, Porriget hora, H.—Prov.: maritali porrigere ora capistro, present his head to the marriage halter , Iu.—With manūs, to reach after, strive for, seek to obtain : ad pecora nostra avaras manūs, Cu.: pecunia deesse coepit, neque quo manūs porrigeret suppetebat, N.—With se, to extend, reach, grow : Quis gradus ulterior, tua quo se porrigat ira, Restat? O.To prolong, extend : syllabam, O.

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