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in-vŏlo, āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and a., to fly into or to a place; to fly at, rush upon.

  1. I. Lit. (class.).
          1. (α) With in and acc.: in villam columbae, Varr. R. R. 3, 7, 1: vix me contineam, quin involem in capillum, from flying at his hair, Ter. Eun. 5, 2, 20: unguibus illi in oculos venefico, id. ib. 4, 3, 6: in possessionem, to take forcible possession of, Cic. de Or. 3, 31, 122.
          2. (β) With ad: involare ad aliquem, eumque sauciare, Auct. B. Alex. 52.
  2. II. Transf., with acc., to attack, seize, take possession of, carry off (syn. occupo): equitesciti ab dextera maxumo cum clamore involant, Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 89: piscator singulos involat, Plin. 9, 59, 85, § 181: castra, Tac. H. 4, 33.
    Of things: animos involat cupido eundi in hostem, Tac. A. 1, 49: pallium, Cat. 25, 6: plus ex hereditate, quam, etc., Petr. 43: ancorae involantur de mari, Dig. 47, 9, 6.