Definition of figo
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LNS
fīgō, fīgere, fīxī, fīxus
σφίγγω,, σφιγμός, φῖμός,, Gr. σφίγγω, to bind fast; σφιγμός, φῖμός, muzzle; cf. filum, for figlum. ; Germ. dick. dicht; Engl. thick. etc., Corss. Krit. Nachtr. p. 233
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to fix, fasten, drive or thrust in, attach, affix
  2. to fix by piercing through, to transfix, pierce
  3. To fix, fasten, direct
  4. to sting
  5. taunt, rally
Abbreviations
fīgo, xi, xum, 3 (archaic part. perf. ficta, Lucr. 3, 4; Varr. R. R. 3, 7, 4), v. a. Gr. σφίγγ-ω, to bind fast; σφιγμός, φῖμός, muzzle; cf. fīlum, for figlum. Curt. Gr. Etym. p. 186; Germ. dick. dicht; Engl. thick. etc., Corss. Krit. Nachtr. p. 233, to fix, fasten, drive or thrust in, attach, affix (class.; cf.: pango, configo, defigo). Lit., constr. aliquid, aliquid in with abl. (poet. also in with acc., or aliquid with abl. only): imbrices medias clavulis, Cato, R. R. 21, 3: palum in parietem, Plaut. Mil. 4, 4, 4: mucrones in cive an in hoste, Cic. Phil. 14, 3, 6: tabulam decreti Caesaris aut beneficii, to post up, id. ib. 1, 1, 3; cf. id. ib. 12, 5 fin.: Antonius accepta grandi pecunia fixit legem a dictatore comitiis latam, i. e. posted it up as having been carried, id. Att. 14, 12, 1; cf.: adsentiri, ne qua tabula ullius decreti Caesaris figeretur, id. Phil. 1, 1, 3: fixit leges pretio atque refixit, Verg. A. 6, 622: quique aera legum vetustate delapsa, noscerent figerentque, Tac. H. 4, 40: nec verba minacia aere fixo legebantur, Ov. M. 1, 91: quam damnatis crucem servis fixeras, hadst fixed in the ground, erected, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 6, § 12: feraces plantas humo, to plant, set, Verg. G. 4, 115: clavos verticibus, Hor. C. 3, 24, 5: cuneos, Plin. 17, 14, 24, § 109 (dub.): veribus trementia (frusta), to fix on spits, Verg. A. 1, 212: spicula pectore, Prop. 2, 13, 2 (3, 4, 2 M.); for which: harundo in vertice fixa, Hor. S. 1, 8, 7: cristas vertice, Verg. A. 10, 701: fumantes taedas sub pectore, id. ib. 7, 457: notas in collo dente, to impress, Tib. 1, 8, 38: virus in venas per vulnera, injects, Cic. Arat. 432: vestigia, plants his steps, i. e. moves on, Verg. A. 6, 159: arma quae fixa in parietibus fuerant, fastened up, hung up, Cic. Div. 1, 34, 74; cf.: scuta sublime fixa, id. ib. 2, 31, 67: arma ad postem Herculis, Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 5: arma thalamo, Verg. A. 4, 495: arma Troia hic, id. ib. 1, 248: clipeum postibus, id. ib. 3, 287: dona Laurenti Divo, id. ib. 12, 768: ID AES AD STATVAM LORICATAM DIVI IVLII, S. C. ap. Plin. Ep. 8, 6, 13: qui spolia ex hoste fixa domi haberent, Liv. 23, 23, 6; 38, 43, 11: navalem coronam fastigio Palatinae domus, Suet. Claud. 17: luteum opus celsā sub trabe (hirundo), Ov. F. 1, 158: ipse summis saxis fixus asperis, Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 1, 44, 107, and id. Pis. 19, 43 (Trag. v. 413 ed. Vahl.): aliquem cruci, nail, Quint. 7, 1, 30; Suet. Dom. 10: corpus lacerum in crucem (al. cruce), Just. 21, 4 fin.: figit in virgine vultus, fixes, Verg. A. 12, 70: oculos solo, id. ib. 1, 482: oculos in terram, Sen. Ep. 11: in poet. transf.: oculos horrenda in virgine fixus, Verg. A. 11, 507 (cf.: defixus lumina vultu, id. ib. 6, 156; Tac. A. 3, 1): Caesar in silentium fixus, Tac. A. 6, 50 (56): obstipo capite et figentes lumine terram, Pers. 3, 80: foribus miser oscula figit, kisses, Lucr. 4, 1179: oscula dulcia, Verg. A. 1, 687: sedem Cumis, to fix his abode, Juv. 3, 2: domos, Tac. A. 13, 54.

— Transf., to fix by piercing through, to transfix, pierce (cf. configo, II.): hunc intorto figit telo, Verg. A. 10, 382: hunc jaculo acuto, Ov. M. 10, 131: hostes telis, Auct. B. Alex. 30 fin.: fixisse puellas gestit (Cupido), Tib. 2, 1, 71: cervos, Verg. E. 2, 29: dammas, id. G. 1, 308; id. A. 5, 515; Sil. 1, 305: cutem (clavi), Sen. Prov. 3: olli per galeam fixo stetit hasta cerebro, Verg. A. 12, 537: aprum, Juv. 1, 23: figar a sagitta, Ov. H. 16, 278: vulnus, to inflict, Mart. 1, 61, 4. Trop. To fix, fasten, direct. With in and abl.: ego omnia mea studia, omnem operam, curam, industriam, cogitationem, mentem denique omnem in Milonis consulatu fixi et locavi, Cic. Fam. 2, 6, 3.

— With in and acc. (rare): fixus in silentium, Tac. A. 6, 50.

— In other constructions: beneficium, quemadmodum dicitur, trabali clavo, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 21, § 53: nostras intra te fige querelas, Juv. 9, 94: penitus hoc se malum fixit, Sen. Tranq. 15: nequitiae fige modum tuae, Hor. C. 3, 15, 2.

— (Acc. to I. B.) Of speech, to sting; taunt, rally a person: aliquem maledictis, Cic. N. D. 1, 34, 93: adversarios, id. Or. 26, 89.

—Hence, fixus, a, um, P. a., fixed, fast, immovable. Lit. (very rare): illud maneat et fixum sit, Cic. Rab. Post. 9, 25: inque tuis nunc Fixa pedum pono pressis vestigia signis, i. e. firmly fixed in, Lucr. 3, 4; cf. in the foll.: astra, the fixed stars, Manil. 2, 35; so, flammae, Ov. Tr. 4, 3, 15.

— Far more freq., Trop.: vestigia (integritatis) non pressa leviter, sed fixa ad memoriam illius provinciae sempiternam, Cic. Sest. 5, 13: non ita fixum, ut convelli non liceret, id. Clu. 45, 126: fixum et statutum, id. Mur., 30, 62; cf.: consilium fixum, id. Att. 6, 14, 2: animo fixum immotumque sedere, ne, etc., Verg. A, 4, 15: fixum est, with a subj.-clause, it is fixed, determined, Sil. 2, 364; 3, 114: decretum stabile, fixum, ratum, Cic. Ac. 2, 9, 27; cf.: ratum, fixum, firmum, permanent, id. ib. 2, 46, 141: illud fixum in animis vestris tenetote, fixed, impressed, id. Balb. 28, 64: quae perpetuo animo meo fixa manebunt, Lepid. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 34, 3.

— Adv.: fixe, fixedly (late Lat.): ubi tenacius habitabit et fixius, Aug. Ep. 6 fin.
 
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