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κλίσις [ι^], εως, , ῾κλίνω)
A.bending, inclination, “τραχήλουPlu.Pyrrh. 8; sinking of the sun, D.P.1095; “ἀκτίνων ἰθεῖαν κ.Id.585; bend of a river or tunnel, Agatharch.23, 25.
II. lying down, “ἄρθρωνE.Tr. 114 (anap.); place for lying on, “μαλακὴ κ. ὕπνον ἑλέσθαιOpp.H.1.25.
2. = κλισία IV, Hp.Epid.7.77: pl., Ruf.Ren.Ves.1.
III. turning, of soldiers, ἐπὶ δόρυ ποιεῖσθαι τὴν κ. to the right, ἐφ᾽ ἡνίαν (or “ἐπ᾽ ἀσπίδαAel.Tact.32) to the left, Plb.3.115.10, 10.23.2, etc.; expld. as “ κατ᾽ ἄνδρα κίνησιςAscl.Tact.10.2.
IV. region, dime, D.P. 615.
V. inflexion of nouns and verbs, D.T.632.8 (pl.), A.D.Pron. 12.14, al.; “αἱ κατὰ πρόσωπον κ.Id.Synt.130.16.
b. augment, EM 23.53.
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    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 114
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.23.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.115.10
    • Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 8
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