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ἐκστέφω ,
A.take off the crown : empty a full cup, opp. ἐπιστέφω (q.v.), Paus.Gr.Fr.159.
II. deck with garlands, E.Alc.171 ; esp. of suppliants, “τέκνα στολμοῖσι κρᾶτας ἐξεστεμμέναId.HF526 ; but ἱκτηρίοις κλάδοισιν ἐξεστεμμένοι with garlands on the suppliant olive-branches, S.OT3, cf. 19.
III. ἐξέστεψε θάλασσαν he poured it all round like a garland, Opp.H.2.33, cf. Sch. ; but better, crowned, ὀφρύσι καὶ ῥηγμῖσι.
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    • Euripides, Alcestis, 171
    • Euripides, Heracles, 526
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 3
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 19
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