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χειρ-όω , (χείρων)
A.worst, master, subdue,τινὰπρὸς βίαν χειροῦνAr.V. 443 (troch.); “χ. τὸν ἐλέφανταAel.NA17.32 (s. v.l.).
II. mostly in Med., fut. “-ώσομαιS.Ph.92, Th.1.122, etc.: aor. “ἐχειρωσάμηνHdt.1.211, Th.3.11, etc.: pf. “κεχείρωμαιLuc.Salt.79, D.C.50.24 (Pass., v. III):—both of countries or nations, and of single persons, conquer, overpower, subdue,ὡς ἐχειρώσαντο τοὺς ἐναντίουςHdt. l.c., cf. 2.70, al., E.IT330,359, HF570; “τόξοις χειροῦσθαιA.Ch. 694; οὐ γὰρ ἡμᾶς . . πρὸς βίαν χειρώσεται S.l.c.; “βίᾳ χ. τοὺς ἐναντίουςX.Ages.1.20; “χ. τινὰ σφίσιTh.4.28: sts. with collat. notion of killing, X.Cyr.7.5.30, Isoc.10.25; also, of taking prisoner, E.Tr. 861, X.HG2.4.26; τήνδ᾽ ἐχειρούμην ἄγραν became master of this booty, S.OC950.
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