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Lewis : obsero

obsero, obsĕro, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. ob-sera, to bolt, bar, fasten, or shut up (not in Cic. or Cæs.; syn.: claudo, oppilo, obstruo). Lit.: ostium, Ter. Eun. 4, 6, 25: aedificia, Liv. 5, 41: fores (opp. aperire), Suet. Tit. 11: tabellam liminis, Cat. 32, 5: exitus, Col. 9, 1, 3: rogos, i. e. the dead, Prop. 4, 11, 8.

Transf.: aures, Hor. Epod. 17, 53: palatum (for os), i. e. to be silent, Cat. 55, 21: fores amicitiae, Amm. 27, 12.