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Lewis : lino

lino, lĭno, lēvi (līvi), lĭtum, 3, and lĭnĭo, īvi, ītum. 4 (contr. form of the inf. perf. lisse for livisse. Spart. Hadr. 4: perf. livi, Cato, R. R. 69; Col. 12, 50, 17: levi, Hor. C. 1, 20, 3: lini for livi, acc. to Prisc. p. 898 P.), v. a. Sanscr. root li-, to let go, pour; Gr. λιβ-, λείβω ; cf. Lat. libo; hence, littera, 2. limus, to daub, besmear, anoint, to spread or rub over. Lit.: cerā Spiramenta, Verg. G. 4, 39: spicula vipereo felle, Ov. P. 1, 2, 18: carmina linenda cedro, Hor. A. P. 331: Sabinum quod ego ipse testa Conditum levi (sc. pice), which I have sealed with pitch, id. C. 1, 20, 3; cf. Liv. 21, 8, 10 Drak. N. cr.: nam quis plura linit victuro dolia musto? Juv. 9, 58: picata opercula diligenter gypso linunt, Col. 12, 16, 5: faciem, Juv. 6, 481: sucis sagittas, Sen. Med. 711: cum relego, scripsisse pudet, qui plurima cerno, Me quoque, qui feci, judice digna lini, that deserve to be rubbed out, erased (because the writing on a tablet was rubbed out with the broad end of the style), Ov. P. 1, 5, 15.—In the form linio, īre: liquidā pice cum oleo linire, Col. 6, 17; Pall. 4, 10, 29; Plin. 17, 28, 47, § 266: tectoria luto cum liniuntur, Vitr. 7, 3 fin.To rub over something: linere medicamenta per corpora, Ov. Med. fac. 81.

Transf. To overlay, cover: tecta auro, Ov. Med. fac. 7; Mart. 9, 62, 4.

To bedaub, bemire: linit ora luto, Ov. F. 3, 760; Mart. 9, 22, 13.

Trop., to befoul: carmine foedo Splendida facta, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 237.