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ἀνέλκω ,
A.draw up, τάλαντα . . ἀνέλκει holds them up (in weighing), 1l.12.434; ἀνελκύσαι ναῦς haul them up high and dry, Hdt.7.59, Th. 6.44; “νῆες ἀνελκυσμέναιHdt.9.98; “δοκοὺς .Th.2.76; haul up a sail, Epicr.10.
2. drag up, drag out,ἀνελκύσαι εἰς τὸ φῶςAr.Pax307; κα<*>ιτ᾽ ἀνελκύσας ἐρωτᾷ having dragged him into open court, Id.Ach.687; τὰ παιδάρι᾽ εὐδὺς ἀνέλκει drags them into the witness-box, Id.V.568: —Med., ἀνέλκεσθαι τρίχας tear one's own hair, Il.22.77:—Pass., “κύνα χερσὶν ἀνελκομενονD.P.790.
II. draw back, δὲ τόξου πῆχυν ἄνελκεν (in act to shoot) Il.11.375, cf. Od.21.128:—Med., ἔγχος ἀνελκόμενον drawing back his spear [out of the corpse], ib.22.97; “τόξον ἀνέλκεται τοξευτήςArat.305:—Pass., pf. part. “ἀνειλκυσμένοςProcl.Hyp.7.39.
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