I. trans., graze, brush lightly, touch gently, οἶμον αἰθέρος ψαίρει πτεροῖς . . οἰωνός is ready to skim the path of ether, A.Pr.396; rub, scrape gently in washing, Eun.VSp.486B.
II. intr., move lightly or quiver, flutter, palpitate, of an irregular pulse and the like , Hp.Mul.2.120: hence, rustle, murmur, of the rustling of leaves in the breeze, Luc. Trag.315; of stars, twinkle, Nic.Th.123.