Lewis & Short

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praecīsĭo, ōnis, f. [praecido].

  1. I. A cutting off (post-Aug.): genitalium, App. M. 1, p. 106, 12.
    1. B. Transf., concr., the piece cut off, a cut, cutting: tignorum, Vitr. 4, 2; absol., id. 5, 7.
  2. II. In rhetoric, a breaking off abruptly, = ἀποσιώπησις, Auct. Her. 4, 30, 41.
  3. III. An overreaching (late Lat.): finis praecisionis tuae, Vulg. Jer. 51, 13.