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Lewis : rapina

rapina, răpīna, ae, f. rapio. Robbery, plundering, pillage, rapine (class.; in anteAug. prose, as also in Tac., Suet., Verg., and Hor., only in plur.; syn. praeda): nihil cogitant, nisi caedes, nisi incendia, nisi rapinas, Cic. Cat. 2, 5, 10: avaritia in rapinis, id. Div. in Caecil. 1, 3: hostem rapinis prohibere, Caes. B. G. 1, 15; Hirt. B. G. 8, 25, 1: spes rapinarum, Cass. ap. Cic. Fam. 12, 12, 3; Sall. C. 5, 2; 16, 4; 57, 1; Vell. 2, 32 fin.; 2, 83, 2; Cat. 19, 19 al.: an furtis pereamve rapinis, Hor. S. 2, 3, 157.—In sing., esp. the act of robbery, the business or habit of plunder: per latrocinia ac rapinam tolerantes vitam, Liv. 26, 40, 17: a rapinā hostium templa vindicare, Just. 8, 2, 9: bonorum atque hominum, id. 8, 5, 9: cum rapinae occasio deesset, id. 21, 3, 1; 43, 2, 9; Val. Max. 6, 8, 7; 9, 3, 7; Sen. Polyb. 3, 4; id. ad Marc. 10, 4; id. Const. 6, 2; id. Ep. 72, 8; Col. 8, 11, 1: terra patuit invita rapinae, Ov. M. 5, 492; 10, 28: ad nullius rei rapinam, Front. Strat. 4, 1, 9; so, alimenti, a withdrawing, Plin. 17, 24, 37, § 239; 2, 68, 68, § 173: dum ei rapinam fecit, Dig. 31, 1, 88, § 16: promissae signa rapinae, of carrying off, Ov. M. 14, 818.

Concr., prey, plunder, booty (poet. and late Lat.); abstractaeque boves abjurataeque rapinae, * Verg. A. 8, 263: piscator ferat aequorum rapinas, Mart. 10, 87, 18; 8, 78, 8: et rapina pauperis in domo vestrā, Vulg. Isa. 3, 14; 33, 23.

Plur.: rapinas dissipare, Vulg. Dan. 11, 24.—* A collecting together, removing: opum suarum, Auct. Aetn. 611.