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ēverrĭcŭlum, i, n. [everro], a sweepnet, drag-net.

  1. I. Prop., for taking a large number of fishes, Varr. R. R. 3, 17, 7; App. Mag. p. 294; cf. Non. p. 34; and: everriculum, quod Graece σαγήνη dicitur, Dig. 47, 10, 13, § 7.
  2. II. Trop.: everriculum malitiarum omnium, the drag-net, i. e. the sweeperaway of all basenesses, Cic. N. D. 3, 30, 74: quod umquam hujuscemodi everriculum ulla in provincia fuit? i. e. a plunderer, sarcastically applied to Verres, id. Verr. 2, 4, 24, 53; cf. everro, II.