Definition of laqueus
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Orthography ID = 1009051
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LEM
laqueus, laqueī
1 LAC-
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a noose, snare
  2. [figuratively] a snare, gin, trap
Abbreviations
laqueus ī, m 1 LAC-, a noose, snare: saxa laqueis vinciebat, S.: laqueis falces avertebant, Cs.: collum in laqueum inserere: inicere laqueum, throw upon, L.: laqueo gulam fregere, strangled, S.: Fortunae Mandare laqueum, bid go and be hanged, Iu.: laquei, quos callidus abdidit auceps, O.: laqueis captare feras, snares, V.: metuit accipiter Suspectos laqueos, H.: dabit in laqueum vestigia, step into a snare, Iu.

—Fig., a snare, gin, trap: Non mortis laqueis expedies caput, H.: iudici laqueos declinans: laquei Stoicorum, subtleties: verbi laqueo capere.
 
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