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δέρω Ar.V.485, Pl.Euthd.285c, etc.:—also δείρω Hdt.2.39, Ar. Nu.442, Av.365, Cratin.361: impf.
A.ἔδερονIl.23.167, Ep. “δέρονOd. 8.61: fut. “δερῶAr.Eq.370: aor. “ἔδειραIl.2.422, (ἀπ-) Hdt.5.25, (ἐκ-) Pl.R.616a:—Med., v. ἀναδέρω:—Pass., fut. “δα^ρήσομαιEv.Marc.13.9, POxy.653b (ii A.D.): aor. ἐδάρην [α^] Men.Mon.422, (ἀπ-) X.An. 3.5.9, (ἐκ-) Hdt.7.26; part. “δαρθείςNicoch.8: pf. δέδαρμαι (v. infr.):— skin, flay, of animals, “δ. βοῦςIl.23.167: prov., κύνα δ. δεδαρμένην 'flog a dead horse', Pherecr.179; ἀσκὸς δεδάρθαι to have one's skin flayed off, Sol.33.7; δερῶ σε θύλακον κλοπῆς I will make a thief's purse of your skin, Ar.Eq.370: prov., πρὶν ἐσφάχθαι δέρεις 'first catch your hare, then cook it', Eust.1792.45; ἀέρα δέρειν 'plough the sands', Id.1215.50, Suid.
2. Anat., separate by avulsion, Herophil. ap. Gal. 2.349.
II. colloquially, cudgel, thrash,δέδοκταί μοι δέρεσθαι καὶ δέρειν δι᾽ ἡμέραςAr.V.485, cf. Nu.442, POxy. l.c. (ii A. D., Pass.): prov., μὴ δαρεὶς ἄνθρωπος οὐ παιδεύεται 'spare the rod and spoil the child', Men. l. c., cf. SIG1109.91 (ii A.D.): metaph., “εἰς πρόσωπόν τινα δ.2 Ep.Cor.11.20. (Cf. Lith. derù 'flay', Skt. dṛṇā´ti 'split'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 365
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 370
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 485
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.39
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.25
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.26
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.167
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.422
    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.61
    • New Testament, Mark, 13.9
    • New Testament, 2 Corinthians, 11.20
    • Plato, Republic, 616a
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 285c
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.5.9
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 442
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