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Lewis : clamor

clamor clāmor (old form clāmŏs, like arbos, labos, etc., Quint. 1, 4, 13), ōris, m. clamo. A loud call, a shout, cry; of men and (poet.) of animals (very freq. in all periods and species of composition): facere clamorem, Plaut. Bacch. 4, 8, 33: tollere, id. Curc. 2, 2, 27; Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 43, § 94; id. Q. Fr. 2, 1. 3; Liv. 3, 28, 2; Quint. 5, 10, 46; Verg. A. 3, 672 al.: tollere in caelum, id. ib. 11, 745: ad aethera, id. ib. 2, 338; cf.: clamorem mittere ad sidera, Stat. Th. 12, 521: edere, Cic. Div. 2, 23, 50: profundere, id. Fl. 6, 15: compesce, Hor. C. 2, 20, 23: clamorem audire, Ter. Hec. 3, 1, 37: magno clamore concurritur, Sall. J. 53, 2: clamor virūm, Verg. A. 1, 87: impium Lenite clamorem, Hor. C. 1, 27, 7: ingens clamor, Verg. A. 12, 268: laetus, id. ib. 3, 524: subitus, id. ib. 11, 609: nauticus, id. ib. 3, 128: dare clamorem, id. ib. 3, 566: it clamor caelo, id. ib. 5, 451 al.

In partic., a friendly call, acclamation, applause: clamor secundus, Verg. A. 5, 491: dixi de te tanto clamore consensuque populi, Cic. Fam. 12, 7, 1: clamore coronae, Hor. Ep. 1, 18, 53; militum gaudentium, Tac. H. 1, 62 fin. al.—In plur., Cic. de Or. 1, 33, 152; id. Brut. 95, 326; id. Att. 1, 14, 4; Plin. Pan. 73, 1; 2, 6; Phaedr. 5, 5, 28; Quint. 12, 6, 4.

A hostile call, clamor, shout: clamoribus maximis judices corripuerunt, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 2, 1; so Cic. Q. Fr. 2, 1, 3; id. Verr. 2, 1, 5, § 12 al.

Poet., of animals, a cry: gruum, Lucr. 4, 182; 4, 911: mergorum, Verg. G. 1, 362: apum, id. ib. 4, 76 al.—Of things, noise, sound, din: nubis, Lucr. 6, 147: ter scopuli clamorem inter cava saxa dedere, Verg. A. 3, 566: montium silvaeque, Hor. C. 3, 29, 39.