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κατ-α^ράσσω , Att. κάτ-ττω ,
II. of sea-birds, κ. αὑτοὺς εἰς τὰς κεφαλὰς αὐτῶν dash down head foremost, Arist.Mir.836a13: but more freq.
2. intr., fall down, fall headlong, Clearch.44; of rain, Arist.Mu.392b10; of rivers, εἰς τὸ Χάσμα κ. D.S.17.75, cf. Plb.10.48.7, Str.14.4.1: c. gen., τοῦ ἀγγείου, of a stream of water, Gal.10.554. (Freq. written καταρρ-, augm. κατερρ-, in part perh. correctly, if fr. κατα-ρρα_σσω, cf. ῥάσσω, ἐπιρράσσω.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 165
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.75
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.69
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.48.7
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.4.1
    • Plutarch, Caesar, 44
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 5.17.2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 9.58
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