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Lewis : noster

noster, noster, stra, strum (gen. sing. f. nostrāï, Vel. Long. p. 2222 P.; gen. plur. nostrum, Plaut. Men. 1, 2, 25; v. infra.), pron. poss. [nos], our, our own; ours, of us. In gen. For the poss. gen. of the first person: nostra omnis lis est, Plaut. Cas. 2, 8, 75: averti praedam ab hostibus, nostrum salute socium, id. Men. 1, 2, 25; cf. Prisc. p. 743 P.: nostris consiliis et laboribus, Cic. Rep. 1, 2, 3: Rhodanus, qui provinciam nostram ab Helvetiis dividit, Caes. B. G. 1, 2: patrum nostrorum memoriā, id. ib. 1, 12: exemplo majorum nostrorum, Liv. 24, 8, 17.—Strengthened by the suff. -pte: nostrāpte culpā facimus ut, etc., Ter. Phorm. 5, 2, 1.—Strengthened by an appositive gen.: qui de nostro omnium interitu cogitant, Cic. Cat. 1, 4, 9: in nostro omnium fletu nullam lacrimam aspexisti Milonis, id. Mil. 34, 92: cui credas nostram omnium vitam, Ter. Ad. 3, 2, 32: nostra omnium delicta, Greg. M. Lit. Sacram. N. 820.

Rarely for the object-gen.: ne aspernere amorique nostro plusculum etiam quam concedet veritas, largiare, Cic. Fam. 5, 12, 3.

In partic. Of or belonging to us, one of ours, one of us, our friend, ours: certe tu me alienabis numquam quin noster siem, Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 243; cf. id. Mil. 2, 5, 20: noster est, he belongs to us, is of our house, id. ib. 2, 3, 79; id. As. 1, 1, 43; 2, 2, 86; Cic. Q. Fr. 1, 1, 3: Ciceronem nostrum quid tibi commendem? id. ib.: impedimentis castrisque nostri potiti sunt, i. e. our men, Caes. B. G. 1, 26: o noster misericors quid facis? Cic. Pis. 8, 17: ut ait poëta ille noster, id. Rab. Post. 10, 28; id. Sen. 7, 24; id. Tusc. 5, 36, 103; Col. 1, 3, 26; 2, 8, 1; cf.: hic noster, quem principem ponimus, i. e. he of whom we are speaking, Cic. Or. 28, 99: divi, quorum est potestas nostrorum hostiumque, Liv. 8, 9: quisquis es, Noster eris, a formula made use of on receiving a deserter into the army, Liv. Fragm. ap. Serv. Verg. A. 2, 148: noster esto, an expression of assent and applause, Plaut. Mil. 3, 3, 25; id. Bacch. 3, 3, 39: minume istuc faciet noster Daemones, our good friend Dæmones, i. e. I, id. Rud. 4, 7, 19; so, novi ego nostros, id. Ep. 1, 2, 45; id. Stich. 1, 2, 26: per totum hoc tempus subjectior in diem et horam Invidiae noster, Hor. S. 2, 6, 48; v. Orell. ad h. l.

In addressing a person, dear, good: o Syre noster, salve, quid fit? quid agitur? etc., Ter. Ad. 5, 5, 2.

Convenient for us, favorable to us: nostra loca, Liv. 9, 19: hora nostra est, Sil. 12, 193.