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Lewis : iacio

iacio, jăcĭo, jēci, jactum, 3, v. a. cf. διώκω, to pursue; Germ. jagen, to make go, cause to go, send; hence, to throw, cast, fling, hurl. Lit.: genu ad aliquem, to hit or push one with the knee, Plaut. Capt. 4, 2, 17: lapides, Cic. Mil. 15: fulmen in medium mare, id. Div. 2, 19: in quem scyphum de manu jacere conatus, id. Verr. 2, 4, 10: aridam materiam de muro in aggerem, Caes. B. G. 7, 24: se in profundum, Cic. Sest. 20: saxeam pilam ponto, Verg. A. 9, 712: ensem fluctibus mediis, id. ib. 10, 683: balearica plumbum Funda jacit, Ov M. 2, 728: libellos in faciem ejus, Suet. Claud. 15 fin.—Freq. of dice-throwing: talos, Plaut. As. 4, 1, 35; 5, 2, 54; Cic. Fin. 3, 16, 54: Venerem, id. Div. 2, 59, 121; Suet. Aug. 71.

Transf. To lay, set, establish, build, found, construct, erect: urbi fundamenta, Liv. 1, 12: vallum, id. 30, 10: aggere jacto, Caes. B. G. 2, 12: molem, id. B. C. 1, 25: muros, Verg. A. 5, 631; 9, 712: moles, Cic. Att. 9, 14, 1: novae domus fundamenta, Suet. Calig. 22; Ov. F. 4, 835: molem in mare, Dig. 43, 8, 2, § 8.

To send forth, emit; to bring forth, produce: de corpore odorem, Lucr. 2, 846: igniculos, Cic. Att. 15, 26, 2: jacturas poma myricas, that will bear, Ov. A. A. 1, 747.

To throw away: scuta jacere, fugereque hostes, more habent licentiam, Plaut. Trin. 4, 3, 27: vestem procul, Ov. M. 4, 357: is sua jecit humi arma, id. ib. 3, 127: pavidas pharetras, Val. Fl. 5, 427.—Esp., to throw overboard, Dig. 41, 2, 21, § 2; 14, 2, 2, § 7; to cast, shed: cornua, Ov. A. A. 3, 78.

To throw, scatter, sow: volucres semina jacta legunt, Ov. M. 5, 485; id. H. 12, 17: jacto semine, Verg. G. 1, 104: seminibus jactis, id. ib. 2, 57; 6, 11; id. F. 1, 662: flores, id. A. 5, 79: lapides, id. E. 6, 41.

To project as a shadow: nullam umbram, Plin. 2, 73, 75, § 183 sq.

Trop. To throw, cast: contumeliam in aliquem, Cic. Sull. 7, 23: injuriam in aliquem, id. Par. 4, 1: adulteria, to lay to one's charge, id. Planc. 12, 30: ridiculum, id. Or. 26, 87: id, quod proponendum fuit, permotis animis jacit ad extremum, id. Part. 13, 46: jecit quidam casus caput meum, in mediam contentionem, id. Fam. 1, 9, 13: probra in feminas illustres, Tac. A. 11, 13.

To lay, set, establish: causae fundamenta, Cic. Fl. 2, 4: fundamenta pacis, id. Phil. 1, 1, 1: gradum atque aditum ad rem, id. Agr. 2, 15: odia in longum jacere, to strew, sow, Tac. A. 1, 69: fundamenta reipublicae, Suet. Aug. 28.

To throw out in speaking, to let fall, intimate, utter, mention, declare: assiduas querelas, Cic. poët. Div 1, 8, 14: illud, quod jacis obscure, id. Att. 2, 7, 4: suspicionem, id. Fl. 3, 6: de lacu Albano, Liv. 5, 15: vera an vana, id. 6, 14: multo plura praesens audivit, quam in absentem jacta erant, id. 43, 8: Jugurtha inter alias jacit oportere, etc., Sall. J. 11: quaedam de habitu cultuque et institutis ejus, Tac. A 1, 11: fortuitos sermones, id. ib. 4, 68: ali quid per vaniloquentiam ac minas, id. ib 6, 31: multasque nec dubias significationes saepe jecit, Suet. Ner. 37: crimina non haec sunt nostro sine jacta dolore, Tib. 4, 14, 3.