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ἀμφικα^λύπτω , fut.
A.-ψωA.R.2.583: aor. -ψα, v. infr.
II. . τί τινι put round any one as a veil, cover, or shelter,. σάκος τινίIl.8.331; “νέφος τινί14.343; νύκτα μάχῃ . throw the mantle of night over the battle, 5.506; ὄρος πόλει . overshadow a city with a mountain, Od. 8.569.
III. after Hom., . τινά τινι surround one with,φύλλοις κνήμαςBatr. 161, cf. Opp.H.1.746:—Pass., ἀμφεκαλύφθη κρᾶτα λέοντος χάσματι he had his head covered with lion's jaws, E.HF361.
2. guard,μαχαίριον δακτύλῳHp.Mul.1.70.
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