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Lewis : refugus

refugus, rĕfŭgus, a, um, adj. id., fleeing back, fleeing away, receding, vanishing (poet. and in post-Aug. prose; not in Virg. or Hor.): unda, Ov. M. 10, 42; cf. flumen (with fugientia poma), id. H. 18, 182: fluctus, Luc. 1, 411: Nilus, id. 8, 526: mare, Stat. Th. 12, 634: latices, Claud. in Ruf. 2, 509: Nilus, Plin. Pan. 30, 4: equites irritato proelio sponte refugi, Tac. H. 2, 24: umbra, vanishing, Val. Fl. 4, 41: refugosque gerens a fronte capillos, flying back, Luc. 10, 132.

With gen. (late Lat.): jejunii, Ambros. in Psa. 118, Serm. 20, § 4.—Subst.: rĕfŭgus, i, m.: refugos sequi, fugitives, Tac. A. 13, 40; cf. id. H. 3, 61.