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διέλκ-ω , fut. διελκύσω: aor.
A.-είλκυ^σαAr.Pl. 1036, Pl.R.440a:—tear asunder, open wide, τοὺς ὀφθαλμούς Pl.l.c.; “τὸ στόμαD.L.7.20.
2. metaph. in Pass., diverge, vary, of Ms. readings, “τὸ . . "παντὸς" διέλκεται κατὰ τὰ ἀντίγραφαDemetr.Lac.1012.23F.
II. pull through,διὰ δακτυλίουAr. l.c.; “βρόχῳHp.Aff. 5.
2. haul ships across an isthmus, D.S.4.56.
III. of Time, in Pass., to be protracted, Plb.31.18.4:—Act., δ. βίον drag on life, Plu.2.1033d; δ. τὸν φόρον postpone payment of a tax, BGU1116.21 (i B. C.), cf. 1120.35 (i B. C.):—Med., procrastinate, 2dual aor. “διηλκύσασθονHsch.
IV. continue drinking, Ar.Pax1131 (where others supply τὸν βίον), cf. Fr.109 (dub.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 1131
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 1036
    • Plato, Republic, 440a
    • Polybius, Histories, 31.18.4
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.56
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