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ἐκκορέω ,
A.sweep clean,τὰς κλίναςThphr.Char.22.12 (nisi leg. ἐκκορίσας): metaph., “μὴ 'κκόρει τὴν ἙλλάδαAr.Pax59 ; and (with a play on κόρη) τίς ἐξεκόρησέ σε; who has robbed you of your daughter? Id.Th.760 : generally, sweep away, τὸν τῦφον, τὴν κραιπάλην, Alciphr.1.37 ; “ἐκκορηθείης σύ γεclear out! pack off! Men. Georg.53 : prov., ἐκκόρει, κόρη, κορώνην maiden, drive away the crow— the opening of a wedding song—the crow being a prognostic of widowhood, Carm.Pop.25, cf. Horap.1.8.
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