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Lewis : recingo

recingo, rĕcingo, no perf., ctum, 3, v. a., to ungird, loose that which was girded (a poet. word of the Aug. period; esp. freq. in Ov.): tunicas, Ov. M. 1, 398; id. Am. 1, 5, 9; 3, 1, 51: vestes, id. M. 7, 182; * Verg. A. 4, 518: cum veste recinctā, Val. Fl. 8, 115: zonam, Ov. H. 2, 116.

Mid.: neque eo contenta recingor, I ungird myself, Ov. M. 5, 593; and, in poet. construction, with acc.: sumptum recingitur anguem, divests herself of the snake which she had girt around her, Ov. M. 4, 510; cf.: ferrum recingi, Stat. S. 1, 4, 75.—Of persons: mulier recincta, Plin. 17, 28, 47, § 266.

To gird again: Serenianus recinctus est ut Pannonius, Amm. 26, 5, 3.