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ἐπίδρομ-ος , ον,
A.that may be overrun, τεῖχος . a wall that may be scaled, Il.6.434 (but τεῖχος ἅρμασιν . on which chariots can run, AP9.58 (Antip.(?))); . Ζεφύροισι overrun by the W. winds, ib.10.13 (Satyr.), cf. Opp.H. 3.635; “νηυσὶν . ἐστι θάλασσαMosch.2.137; τὰ . καὶ ταπεινά, of countries, Plu.Eum.9.
2.. metaph., intelligible, “τοῖς ἀμυήτοιςThem.Or.13.162c.
3.. fatally easy, “πρᾶγμαJust.Nov.72.6.
II.. Act., running over, spreading, of sores, Nic.Th.242.
2.. metaph., over-hasty, rash, γνώμη, ὅρκος, Paus.9.21.6,33.3.
3.. following freely or easily, A.Supp.124 (lyr.); “τὸ σὸν κατὰ χειρὸς . καὶ λεῖονLuc. Dem.Enc.10.
III.. Subst. ἐπίδρομος, , cord which runs along the upper edge of a net, X.Cyn.6.9, Poll.5.29, cf. Plin.HN19.11; so δι᾽ ὀργάνων ἐπιδρόμων (prob.) by running ropes, Plu.Sert.22.
2.. a small sail at the stern, like the mizzen-sail of a yawl (or, acc. to Poll.1.91, the mast of such a sail), Isid.Etym.19.3.3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 124
    • Homer, Iliad, 6.434
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.21.6
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 6.9
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 19.11
    • Plutarch, Eumenes, 9
    • Plutarch, Sertorius, 22
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