Definition of flagello
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LNS
flagellō, flagellāre, flagellāvī, flagellātus
flagellum
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to whip, scourge, lash
Abbreviations
flagello, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. flagellum, to whip, scourge, lash (poet. and in postAug. prose). Lit.: quaestorem suum in conjuratione nominatum flagellavit, Suet. Calig. 26: aliquem manu sua, id. ib. 55; id. Claud. 38: canes extremis polypi crinibus, Plin. 9, 30, 48, § 92: terga caudā (leo), id. 8, 16, 19, § 49; cf.: arborem caudā (serpens), Ov. M. 3, 94: messem perticis, to thresh out, Plin. 18, 30, 72, § 298: serpentes sese interimunt flagellando, id. 25, 8, 55, § 101.

—Absol.: in tergum flagellat, Quint. 11, 3, 118.

— Transf.: flagellent colla comae, beat, dangle against his face, Mart. 4, 42, 7: sertaque mixta comis sparsa cervice flagellat, i. e. shakes, Stat. Th. 10, 169; cf. id. ib. 3, 36: flagellatus aer, Plin. 2, 45, 45, § 116: si puteal multa cautus vibice flagellas, i. e. practise outrageous usury, Pers. 4, 49: cujus laxas arca flagellat opes, presses down, i. e. encloses, Mart. 2, 30, 4; 5, 13, 6; cf.: prout aliquis praevalens manceps annonam flagellet, keeps back commodities, i.e. maintains them at too high a price, Plin. 33, 13, 57, § 164.
 
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