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Lewis : cudo

cudo, cūdo, ĕre, v. a., to strike, beat, pound, knock (rare and only ante-class., and in postAug. prose). Prop.: aurum pilis, Plin. 33, 4, 21, § 69 (v. Sillig N. cr.): semina, to beat out, thresh, Col. 2, 10, 14; Lucr. 1, 1044; 4, 187.—Prov.: istaec in me cudetur faba, i. e. I must smart for that, Ter. Eun. 2, 3, 90 Don.

Transf. (of metals), to prepare by beating or hammering, to forge; of money, to stamp, coin: plumbeos nummos, Plaut. Most. 4, 2, 11: argentum, Ter. Heaut. 4, 4, 18: anulum, to make, Quint. 9, 2, 61.

* Trop.: quas tu mihi tenebras cudis? forge, prepare, Plaut. Ep. 3, 4, 40.