Definition of allego, adlego
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LNS
allegō, allegere, allegēgī, allegectus
adlegō, adlegere, adlegēgī, adlegectus
ad, lego
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to select for, to choose
  2. to admit by election, to elect to, into
Abbreviations
al-lego (adl-), ēgi, ectum, 3, v. a., to select for one's self, to choose (qs. ad se legere; like adimere, = ad se emere); to admit by election, to elect to a thing, or into (a corporation; in the class. per. generally only in the histt.): Druidibus praeest unus ... hoc mortuo, si sunt plures pares, suffragio Druidum adlegitur, * Caes. B. G. 6, 13 Herz. (Dinter here omits adlegitur): augures de plebe, Liv. 10, 6: octo praetoribus adlecti duo, Vell. 2, 89: aliquem in sui custodiam, Suet. Aug. 49; so, in senatum, id. Claud. 24: inter patricios, id. Vit. 1: in clerum, Hier. adv. Jov. 1, n. 34 al.

—Poet.: adlegi caelo, Sen. Agam. 804.

—Hence, al-lectus (adl-), a, um, P. a. Subst., A member chosen into any corporation (collegium): collegae, qui unā lecti, et qui in eorum locum suppositi, sublecti; additi Adlecti, Varr. L. L. 6, ยง 66 Mull.

— Those who were added to the Senate from the equestrian order, on account of the small number of the Senators, were called adlecti, acc. to Paul. ex Fest. p. 7 Mull.; cf. Suet. Caes. 41; id. Vesp. 9.
 
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