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δον-έω ,
A.shake, of the effects of the wind, τὸ δέ τε πνοιαὶ δονέουσιν they shake the young tree, Il.17.55; ἄνεμος . . νέφεα σκιόεντα δονήσας having driven them, 12.157; “ἀνέμῳ δεδονημένον αὖον ἄχερδονTheoc. 24.90: generally, shake, δ. γάλα, in order to make butter, Hdt.4.2; “δ. ἄκονταPi.P.1.44:—Pass., δονοῦνται τὸ νευρῶδες have twitchings in the tendons, Paul.Aeg.6.74.
3. Pass., wheel, of troops, Arist.Mu.399b9.
II. of sound, murmur, buzz, of bees, prob. in h.Merc.563; δ. θρόον ὕμνων rouse the voice of song, Pi.N.7.81:—also in Med. or Pass., “λυρᾶν τε βοαὶ καναχαί τ᾽ αὐλῶν δονέονταιId.P.10.39; of bees, Choeril.2; “ῥοιζήμασιν αἰθὴρ δονεῖταιAr.Av.1183.—Poet. word, used in Ion., X.Smp.2.8, and late Prose; of medical percussion, Aret.SD2.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1183
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 954
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 1.69
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.2
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.1
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.157
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.55
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.300
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 270
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 563
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 2.8
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 2.1
    • Bion of Phlossa, Fragmenta, 6.5
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