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κάπτω , fut. κάψω (v. infr.),
A.gulp down, “ἐμπίδαςAr.Av.245 (lyr.), cf. Sophr.64; [ἄλφιτα] Nicocl.2; of liquids, Xenarch.9 codd. Ath., Arist.HA593a21; ἀφρόν ib.620a13; “κ. αὔραςEub.10: c. gen. partit., “κ. τῶν θυλημάτωνTelecl. 33: abs., ἄχρις ἑσπέρης κ. Herod.7.41; expressing greater greediness than φαγεῖν, Ar.Ec.687; “ ἄρκτος οὐδὲ σπάσει οὐδὲ λάψει ἀλλὰ κάψειArist.HA595a10: metaph., “σευ τὸ ὥριον τέφρη κάψειHerod.1.38. (Cogn. with Lat. capio, Germ. haben, Heft.
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