coicio

coicio
cōnĭcĭo (also conjĭcio and cōicio; cf. Munro ad Lucr. 2, 1061; Laber. ap. Gell. 16, 7, 5), jēci, jectum, 3, v. a. (arch. temp. perf. conjexi, Plaut. Trin. 3, 2, 99) [jacio].
I.
To throw or bring together, to unite, = cogo, colligo.
A.
Lit. (very rare):

cum semina rerum coaluerint quae, conjecta repente, etc.,

Lucr. 2, 1061; cf. id. 2, 1073 sq.:

palliolum in collum,

Plaut. Ep. 2, 2, 10; id. Capt. 4, 1, 12 (cf. id. ib. 4, 2, 9:

collecto pallio): sarcinas in medium,

Liv. 10, 36, 1 Weissenb. (MSS. in medio); ib. § 13; 31, 27, 7: tecta, quae conjectis celeriter stramentis erant inaedificata, Auct. B. G. 8, 5. —
B.
Trop.
1.
To throw together in speaking, to dispute, contend, discuss, manage judicially (ante-class.): verba inter sese, to bandy words, Afran. ap. Non. p. 267, 28;

so without verba: noli, mea mater, me praesente cum patre, conicere,

id. ib. p. 267, 30;

p. 268, 3: causam conicere hodie ad te volo (conicere, agere, Non.),

id. ib. p. 267, 32; cf. the law formula: ante meridiem causam coiciunto, Fragm. XII. Tab. ap. Auct. Her. 2, 13, 20; and Gell. 17, 2, 10.—
2.
Like the Gr. sumballein (v. Lidd. and Scott in h. v. III. 2.), to put together logically, connect, unite; hence (causa pro effectu), to draw a conclusion from collected particulars, to conclude, infer, conjecture (not in Quint., who very freq. employed the synon. colligo):

aliquid ex aliquā re,

Lucr. 1, 751; 2, 121; Nep. Eum. 2, 2; id. Timoth. 4, 2:

annos sexaginta natus es aut plus, ut conicio,

Ter. Heaut. 1, 1, 11:

quid illud mali est? nequeo satis mirari, neque conicere,

id. Eun. 3, 4, 9:

cito conjeci, Lanuvii te fuisse,

Cic. Att. 14, 21, 1:

de futuris,

Nep. Them. 1, 4:

quam multos esse oporteret, ex ipso navigio,

Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 28, § 71:

conicito, possisne necne, etc.,

Plaut. Cas. 1, 1, 6:

tu conicito cetera, Quid ego ex hac inopiā capiam,

Ter. Phorm. 1, 3, 15.—
b.
In partic., t. t. of the lang. of augury, to prophesy, foretell, divine from omens, signs ( a dream, oracle, etc.); to interpret an omen, a dream, an oracle, etc.:

somnium huic,

Plaut. Curc. 2, 2, 3:

qui de matre suaviandā ex oraculo Apollinis tam acute arguteque conjecerit,

Cic. Brut. 14, 53:

male conjecta maleque interpretata falsa sunt, etc.,

id. Div. 1, 52, 119; cf. id. ib. 2, 31, 66:

num igitur quae tempestas impendeat vatis melius coniciet quam gubernator? etc.,

id. ib. 2, 5, 12:

bene qui coniciet, vatem hunc perhibebo optumum (transl. of a Greek verse),

id. ib. 2, 5, 12; cf. conjectura, II., conjector, and conjectrix.—
II.
To throw, cast, urge, drive, hurl, put, place, etc., a person or thing with force, quickly, etc., to or towards; and conicere se, to betake, cast, or throw one's self hastily or in flight somewhere (very freq. and class. in prose and poetry).
A.
Lit.
(α).
With in:

tela in nostros,

Caes. B. G. 1, 26; 1, 46; Nep. Dat. 9, 5:

pila in hostes,

Caes. B. G. 1, 52: aliquem in carcerem, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 7, § 17; id. Tusc. 1, 40, 96; Suet. Caes. 17:

in vincula,

Caes. B. G. 4, 27; Sall. C. 42, 3; Nep. Milt. 7 fin.; id. Paus. 3, 5; id. Pelop. 5, 1; Liv. 29, 9, 8, and id. 19, 2, 4 et saep.:

in catenas,

Caes. B. G. 1, 47 fin.; Liv. 29, 21, 2:

in compedes,

Suet. Vit. 12:

in custodiam,

Nep. Phoc. 3, 4; Gai Inst. 1, 13; Suet. Aug. 27 al.: incolas vivos constrictosque in flammam, Auct. B. Afr. 87; cf.:

te in ignem,

Plaut. Rud. 3, 4, 64:

in eculeum,

Cic. Tusc. 5, 5, 13:

hostem in fugam,

Caes. B. G. 4, 12:

exercitum in angustias,

Curt. 5, 3, 21:

navem in portum (vis tempestatis),

Cic. Inv. 2, 32, 98:

serpentes vivas in vasa fictilia,

Nep. Hann. 10, 4:

cultros in guttura velleris atri,

to thrust into, Ov. M. 7, 245; cf.:

ferrum in guttura,

id. ib. 3, 90:

se in signa manipulosque,

Caes. B. G. 6, 40:

se in paludem,

Liv. 1, 12, 10:

se in sacrarium,

Nep. Them. 8, 4:

se in ultimam provinciam Tarsum usque,

Cic. Att. 5, 16, 4:

se in fugam,

id. Cael. 26, 63; so,

se in pedes,

to take to one's heels, Ter. Phorm. 1, 4, 13 (cf.: se conferre in pedes, Enn. ap. Non. p. 518, 20, and Plaut. Bacch. 3, 1, 7; and:

quin, pedes, vos in curriculum conicitis?

id. Merc. 5, 2, 91 ):

se intro,

Lucil. 28, 47; Ter. Heaut. 2, 3, 36.—
(β).
With dat. (rare):

alii spolia... Coniciunt igni,

Verg. A. 11, 194:

huic dea unum anguem Conicit,

id. ib. 7, 347:

facem juveni conjecit,

id. ib. 7, 456:

conjectaque vincula collo accipit,

thrown about the neck, Ov. Tr. 4, 1, 83.—
(γ).
With ad:

animus domicilia mutet ad alias animalium formas conjectus,

removed, transposed, Sen. Ep. 88, 29.—
(δ).
With acc. alone (mostly poet. ):

magnus decursus aquaï Fragmina coniciens silvarum arbustaque tota,

bearing down, prostrating, Lucr. 1, 284:

jaculum,

Verg. A. 9, 698:

tela,

Ov. M. 5, 42:

cultros,

id. ib. 15, 735:

thyrsos,

id. ib. 11, 28:

venabula manibus,

id. ib. 12, 454:

domus inflammata conjectis ignibus,

Cic. Att. 4, 3, 2:

telum inbelle sine ictu,

Verg. A. 2, 544.—
(ε).
With inter:

jaculum inter ilia,

Ov. M. 8, 412.—
B.
Trop., to bring, direct, turn, throw, urge, drive, force something eagerly, quickly to or towards, etc.
(α).
With in:

aliquem in morbum ex aegritudine,

Plaut. Poen. prol. 69:

aliquem in laetitiam,

Ter. Heaut. 2, 3, 51:

(hostes) in terrorem ac tumultum,

Liv. 34, 28, 3:

in metum,

id. 39, 25, 11:

in periculum,

Suet. Oth. 10:

rem publicam in perturbationes,

Cic. Fam. 12, 1, 1:

aliquem in nuptias,

Ter. And. 3, 4, 23; cf. id. ib. 3, 5, 14;

4, 1, 43: (Catilinam) ex occultis insidiis in apertum latrocinium,

Cic. Cat. 2, 1, 1:

aliquem in tricas,

Plaut. Pers. 5, 2, 18; Liv. 36, 12, 4:

se in saginam ad regem aliquem,

Plaut. Trin. 3, 2, 99: se mirificam in latebram, to fly to (in disputing), Cic. Div. 2, 20, 46:

se in noctem,

to commit one's self to the night, travel by night, id. Mil. 19, 49: se mente ac voluntate in versum, to devote or apply one's self with zeal to the art of poetry, id. de Or. 3, 50, 194:

oculos in aliquem,

id. Clu. 19, 54; id. Lael. 2, 9; Tac. H. 1, 17:

orationem tam improbe in clarissimos viros,

Cic. Sest. 18, 40:

tantam pecuniam in propylaea,

to throw away, squander, id. Off. 2, 17, 60; cf.:

cum sestertium milies in culinam conjecisset (Apicius),

Sen. Cons. Helv. 10, 9:

culpam in unum vigilem,

Liv. 5, 47, 10:

crimina in tuam nimiam diligentiam,

Cic. Mur. 35, 73:

maledicta in ejus vitam,

id. Planc. 12, 31: causas tenues simultatum in gregem locupletium, i. e. to cause, occasion, Auct. B. Alex. 49:

crimen in quae tempora,

Liv. 3, 24, 5:

omen in illam provinciam,

Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 6, § 18.—
(β).
Absol.:

oculos,

Cic. de Or. 2, 55, 225:

petitiones ita conjectae (the fig. taken from aiming at a thing with weapons),

id. Cat. 1, 6, 15: in disputando conjecit illam vocem Cn. Pompeius, omnes oportere senatui dicto audientes esse, threw out or let fall, etc., Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 4, 4.—
* (γ).
With sub:

id vos sub legis superbissimae vincula conicitis,

Liv. 4, 4, 10.—
2.
Of a verbal bringing forward, etc., to urge, press, treat, adduce: rem ubi paciscuntur, in comitio aut in foro causam coiciunto, XII. Tab. ap. Auct. Her. 2, 13, 20: causam coicere ad te volo, Afran. ap. Non. p. 267, 32 (Com. Rel. v. 216 Rib.):

verba inter se acrius,

id. ib. p. 267, 27 (Com. Rel. v. 309 ib.): is cum filio Cojecerat nescio quid de ratiunculā, id. ap. Suet. Vit. Ner. 11 (Com. Rel. v. 191 ib.).—
3.
To throw, place, put into, include in, etc.: eum fasciculum, quo illam (epistulam) conjeceram, Cic. Att. 2, 13, 1:

ex illo libello, qui in epistulam conjectus est,

id. ib. 9, 13, 7:

conjeci id (prooemium) in eum librum, quem tibi misi,

id. ib. 16, 6, 4:

pluraque praeterea in eandem epistulam conjeci,

id. ib. 7, 16, 1; cf.:

quod multos dies epistulam in manibus habui... ideo multa conjecta sunt aliud alio tempore,

id. Q. Fr. 3, 1, 7, § 23:

legem in decimam tabulam,

id. Leg. 2, 25, 64; id. Caecin. 22, 63.

Lewis & Short Latin Dictionary, 1879. - Revised, Enlarged, and in Great Part Rewritten. . 2011.

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