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κλύζω , Ep.impf.
A.κλύζεσκονIl.23.61: Ep.fut. “κλύσσωh.Ap.75: aor. inf. “κλύσαιPoll.4.21 (v.l. κλεῖσαι):—Pass., aor. ἐκλύσθην: pf. κέκλυσμαι (v. infr.):—of the sea, wash, dash over, c. acc., ἔνθ᾽ ἐμὲ μὲν μέγα κῦμα . . κλύσσει h.Ap.l.c.: abs., surge up, κύματος δίκην κλύζειν πρὸς αὐγάς (Auratus for κλύειν) A.Ag.1182:—more freq. in Pass., “ἐκλύσθη δὲ θάλασσα ποτὶ κλισίαςIl.14.392; ἐκλύσθη δὲ θάλασσα . . ὑπὸ πέτρης was dashed high by the falling rock, Od.9.484,541; λιμὴν . . κλυζομένῳ ἴκελος seeming to rise in waves, Hes.Sc.209; “ὕδασι . . ἐκλύζετοBatr. 76; of land, to be washed by the sea, Plb.34.11.2.
2. wash, rinse out, “ἔκπωμαX.Cyr.1.3.9; τοὺς μυκτῆρας οἴνῳ with wine, Arist.HA603b11; drench with a clyster, Hp.Acut. 19, Mul.1.75, al., Nic.Al.140, AP11.118 (Nicarch. or Callicter), etc.; dub. l. in Hp.Flat.12 (Pass.).
3. εἰς ὦτα κ. put water into the ears and so cleanse them, E.Hipp.654.
4. coat with wax, “Πανιώνιον στεγνώσαντι καὶ κλύσαντιIG11(2).154 A36 (Delos, iii B.C.); κηρῷ κλύσαντι ib.219 A40:—Pass., “κισσύβιον κεκλυσμένον ἁδέϊ κηρῷTheoc. 1.27. (Cf. Lat. cluěre, = purgare, cloaca, Goth. hlutrs, OHG. hlûtar (MHG. lauter) 'pure'.)
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