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ab-scindō scidī, scissus, ere,

to tear off, break away, break off: tunicam a pectore, tore down: umeris abscindere vestem, V.: abscissa comas, tearing her hair, V.—Esp., to divide, part, separate (poet.): pontus Hesperium Siculo latus abscidit, V.: Oceano dissociabili terras, H.: inane soldo, H.—Fig., to cut off, hinder: reditūs dulcīs, H.

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