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perīculum or (poet.) perīclum ī, n

1 PAR-, a trial, experiment, attempt, test, proof, essay : fac periculum in litteris, T.: priusquam periclum faceret, Cs.: meae fidei periculum facere. — An attempt, essay : in isto periculo veritatem exigere (of a poem).— Risk, hazard, danger, peril : Non fit sine periclo facinus magnum, T.: salus sociorum summum in periculum vocatur: obire pericula ac labores, L.: periculum adire capitis, run the risk of life : suscipere, take upon oneself : facessere innocenti: aliis facere, S.: si mihi periculum crearetur ab eo: periculis vobiscum adero, S.: erat magni periculi res dimicare, etc., Cs.: non est periculum, ne id facere non possit: in periculum se committere, get into danger : extrahere ex periculo, release from danger : esse in periculo: a securi negat ei periculum esse, that danger threatens him : meo periculo, at my risk.—A trial, action, suit at law : meus labor in privatorum periculis: hunc in periculis defendere, N.A judicial record, judgment-roll : petivit, ut in periculo suo inscriberent, etc., N.: pericula magistratuum.

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