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Lewis : dolo

dolo, dŏlo, āvi, ātum, 1 (access. form of the part. pass. dolītus, Varr. ap. Non. 99, 17, and 436, 15), v. a. cf. Sanscr. dar-, dal-, to tear apart; whence doleo; Lat. dolium, to chip with an axe, to hew. Lit.: materiem, Cato R. R. 31 fin.: taleas, Cat. 45: robur, Cic. Div. 2, 41, 86: scyphum caelo, Varr. ap. Non. 99, 18: perticas in quadrum, Col. 8, 3, 7: stipes falce dolatus, Prop. 4 (5), 2, 59: dolato confisus ligno, Juv. 12, 57; cf.: non est e robore dolatus, Cic. Ac. 2, 31, 100: de lapidibus dolatis, Vulg. 3 Reg. 6, 7.

Transf.: fuste, i. e. to cudgel soundly, belabor, drub, Hor. S. 1, 5, 23.—In mal. part.: uxorem, Pompon. ap. Non. 166, 1. Cf. dedolo.

Trop., to shape, construct: (historiam) sicut potuit, dolavit, Cic. de Or. 2, 13, 54.—And in an alliteration: hodie hunc dolum dolamus, i. e. to fashion, contrive, devise, Plaut. Mil. 3, 3, 64. † dŏlo or dŏlon, ōnis, m., = δόλων, a staff with a short sharp iron point; a pike, sword-stick (cf.: lancea, spiculum, gaesum, hastile, sarissa, sparus): ingens contus cum ferro brevissimo, Varr. ap. Serv. Verg. A. 7, 664. So Verg. l. l.; Sil. 3, 250.

A small sword-cane, hidden dagger, Suet. Claud. 13; id. Dom. 17; Dig. 9, 2, 52; cf. Isid. Orig. 18, 9, 4; Serv. Verg. l. l.

Transf., of a fly's sting, Phaedr. 3, 6, 3.

The fore-topsail, Liv. 36, 44; 45; 37, 30; cf. Isid. Orig. 19, 3, 3.