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sculpo, psi, ptum, 3, v. a. [cf. γλύφω, to hollow out, grave; also scalpo, γλάφω], to carve, cut, grave, chisel in stone, brass, wood, etc.; to form, fashion, or produce by carving, graving, etc. (very rare but class.; in the MSS. very freq. interchanged with scalpere).
- I. Lit.: non est e saxo sculptus aut e robore dolatus, * Cic. Ac. 2, 31, 100: niveum mirā arte Sculpsit ebur, Ov. M. 10, 248: quid sculptum infabre, quid fusum durius esset, Hor. S. 2, 3, 22: denticulos in coronis, Vitr. 1, 2; Luc. 3, 224: in gemmā ancoram, Just. 15, 4, 4.
- II. Trop.
- (α) Dicet scripta et, ut Demosthenes ait, si continget, et sculpta, i. e. things wrought out, elaborated, Quint. 12, 9, 16.
- (β) In animo ejus sculptum, App. Dogm. Plat. 2, p. 23, 11.