liceo, cui, citum, 2,
v. n. Sanscr. root rik-, riktas, empty; Gr. λιπ-, λείπω, leave; Lat. lic-, linquo, licet, liceor; cf. Germ. leihen, verleihen, to be for sale; to have a price put upon it, to be valued, esteemed at so much. Lit. (rare but class.): omnia vaenibunt, quiqui licebunt, praesenti pecunia, Plaut. Men. 5, 9, 97: quanti licuisse tu scribis (hortos), how much they were valued at, Cic. Att. 12, 23, 5: unius assis Non umquam pretio pluris licuisse, Hor. S. 1, 6, 13.
— Transf., of the seller, to offer for sale, to fix the price, to value at so much (only post-Aug.): percontanti quanti liceret opera effecta, parvum nescio quid dixerat, how much he asked for them, what he held them at, Plin. 35, 10, 36, § 88: parvo cum pretio diu liceret, Mart. 6, 66, 4.