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ōrdior ōrsus, īrī, dep.

1 OL-, to begin a web, lay the warp, begin, commence, make a beginning, set about, undertake: unde est orsa, in eodem terminetur oratio: Veneris contra sic filius orsus, thus began, V.: a principio: a facillimis: reliquos, describe, N.: querellae ab initio tantae ordiendae rei absint, L.: bellum Troianum, H.: paulo altius de re: de alquā re disputare: cum sic orsa loqui vates, V.: Dicere, O.: sed ab initio est ordiendus (Themistocles), i. e. must begin with him, N.: ab eo nobis causa ordienda est.

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