Definition of quippe
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1.
LEM
quippe
2 qui, -pe
conjunction
  1. since, for, for in fact
Abbreviations
quippe adv. and conj. 2 qui+-pe. I. As adv., of course, as you see, obviously, as one might expect, naturally, by all means: leve nomen habet utraque res

— quippe

— leve enim est hoc, risum movere: ergo ad cenam si quis vocat, condemnetur. Quippe, inquit, etc.

—Usu. followed by a causal particle: quod flagitabam . . . quippe cum bellum geri iam viderem: raro tantis animis concurrerunt classes, quippe cum pugnarent, etc., L.

—With a relat. introducing an obvious explanation or reason: multa questus est Caesar, quippe qui vidisset, etc., as he would of course, after seeing, etc.: plurimum terroris tulit, quippe quibus aegre occursum est, etc., L.: solis candor inlustrior est . . . quippe qui tam late conluceat: convivia non inibat

— quippe qui ne in oppidum quidem veniret.

—With an explanatory appositive: sol Democrito magnus videtur, quippe homini erudito, i. e. as of course it must to an intelligent man: quidam contra miseriti Periturae quippe, Ph.

—In irony, certainly, indeed, forsooth: Quippe vetor fatis, I, forsooth, am forbidden by the fates! V.: movet me quippe lumen curiae.

—II. As conj., introducing an obvious explanation or reason, since, for, for in fact: quippe benignus erat, for he was, you see, etc., H.: Quippe color nivis est, O.: quippe homo iam grandior ruri Se continebat, T.: neque provinciam invitus dederat

— quippe foedum hominem a re p. procul esse volebat, S.: ego laudo . . . quippe qui saepe id remedium aegritudinumst, since somehow (see 2 qui), T.: Quippe etiam festis quaedam exercere diebus, Fas et iura sinunt, eince even, etc., V.
 
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