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possideō sēdī, sessus, ēre

por (for pro)+sedeo, to have and hold, be master of, own, possess : ex edicto bona: partem agri, Cs.: solum bello captum, L.: plus Pallante, Iu.To hold possession of, occupy : ferro saeptus possidet sedes sacras, Poët. ap. C.: Zephyri possidet aura nemus, Pr.— Fig., to possess, have : plus fidei quam artis in se: hunc diem, i. e. is worshipped on this day , O.

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