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προσπαίζω , fut.
A.-παίξομαιApp.BC4.118: aor. “προσέπαισαPl. Euthd.283b, Alciphr.3.65; also προσέπαιξα ib.5, Plu.Caes.63:—play or sport with, τινι X.Mem.3.1.4, Pl.Euthd.278b; of a partridge, Porph.Abst.3.4: metaph., προσπαίζουσα τοῖς ὤμοις κόμη playing over, Poll.2.25.
2. abs., sport, jest, “π. ἐν λόγοιςPl.Phdr.262d, cf. Lg. 653e, 804b; opp. σπουδάζειν, Id.Euthd.283b.
3. laugh at, make fun or sport of, τινι Men.Epit.182, Plu.2.197d, Caes.63; satirize, τινι D.L.4.61, 7.164:—Med., App. l.c.
II. c. acc., θεοὺς π. sing to the gods, sing in their praise or honour, Pl.Epin.980b: c. dupl. acc., ὕμνον προσεπαίσαμεν . . τὸν . . Ἔρωτα sang a hymn in praise of Eros, Id.Phdr.265c.
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    • Plato, Laws, 804b
    • Plato, Laws, 653e
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 265c
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 262d
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 285a
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 278b
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 283b
    • Plato, Epinomis, 980b
    • Plato, Menexenus, 235c
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.1.4
    • Plutarch, Caesar, 63
    • Lucian, De Domo, 24
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 4.45
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