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γυμν-όω ,
A.strip naked, τὰ ὀστέα τῶν κρεῶν γ. strip the bones of their flesh, Hdt.4.61; “σῶμα γυμνώσαντες εὖS.Ant.410:—Hom. only Med. and Pass., strip oneself or be stripped naked,αἰδέομαι γὰρ γυμνοῦσθαιOd.6.222; mostly of warriors, to be exposed,ὅτεῳ στρεφθέντι μετάφρενα γυμνωθείηIl.12.428; “οὖτα Θόαντα στέρνον γυμνωθέντα παρ᾽ ἀσπίδα16.312, cf. Od.10.341, Call.lamb.1.219; τεῖχος ἐγυμνώθη the wall was left bare, i.e. defenceless, Il.12.399: c. gen., γυμνώθη ῥακέων he stripped himself of his rags, Od.22.1; later γυμνωθὲν ξίφος, δόρυ, Hdt.3.64, A.Th.624: metaph., to be stripped or deprived of a thing, Pl.R.601b; “ἀφορμῆςAntipho Soph.14.
2. metaph., lay bare,φύσιν τῷ λόγῳPh.1.118:—Pass., Dam.Pr.400.
3. lay aside,σάκκονLXXJu.9.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 624
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.64
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.61
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.399
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.428
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.312
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.341
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.1
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.222
    • Plato, Republic, 601b
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 410
    • Old Testament, Judith, 9.1
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