Definition of labasco
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Orthography ID = 2031386
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LNS
labasco, labascere, -, -
labo
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to totter, be ready to fall
  2. to waver, give way, yield
Abbreviations
labasco, ere, v. n. inch., and laba-scor, ci, v. dep. labo, to totter, be ready to fall (ante-and post-class.). Lit.: quod crebro tunditur ictu, vincitur in longo spatio tamen atque labascit, Lucr. 4, 1285; 1, 537.

— Trop., to waver, give way, yield.

—Form labascor, Att. ap. Non. 473, 9: postquam vidit misericordia labasci mentem infirmam populi, Varr. ib. 473, 11.

—Form labasco: leno labascit, Plaut. Rud. 5, 3, 38: labascit victus uno verbo, Ter. Eun. 1, 2, 98; id. Ad. 2, 2, 31: animum vi quadam nova ictum labascere, Gell. 15, 2, 7.
 
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