Lewis & Short

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ex-sors (exors), sortis, adj., without lot, i. e. who has not cast a lot, who obtains a thing out of course; also, that for which a lot has not been cast, chosen, choice.

  1. I. Prop. (poet.): te voluit rex magnus Olympi Talibus auspiciis exsortem ducere honorem, Verg. A. 5, 534: ducunt exsortem (equum) Aeneae, id. ib. 8, 552; Val. Fl. 4, 340.
  2. II. Transf., in gen., having no share in, free from, deprived of.
          1. (α) With gen.: dulcis vitae, Verg. A. 6, 428: amicitiae et foederis, Liv. 23, 10, 3: culpae, id. 22, 44, 7: periculi, Tac. A. 6, 10: matrimoniorum, Plin. 5, 8, 8, § 45: cos exsors secandi, incapable of cutting, Hor. A. P. 305.
          2. * (β) With dat.: hospes conflictui huic, Sid. Ep. 8, 12 fin.