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κοιλ-αίνω , aor.
A.ἐκοίληναHdt.2.73; Att. “ἐκοίλα_ναTh.4.100:—Med., Ep. aor. “κοιλήνατοNonn.D.12.332:—Pass., aor. “ἐκοιλάνθηνHp.Epid.7.52: pf. “κεκοίλασμαιId.Medic.11; -αμμαι EM233.51: (κοῖλος):—hollow, scoop out, “τὸ ᾠόνHdt. l.c.; “πέτρην κοιλαίνει ῥανὶς ὕδατος ἐνδελεχείῃChoeril.10; κ. δένδρα, of the woodpecker, Arist.HA614b14; κ. χῶμα, i.e. dig a grave, Theoc.23.43; “κ. τὰς χεῖραςAth.11.479a; “κ. ὄμματαAPl.4.142, cf. Opp.H.4.19:—Pass., to be or become hollow, ἔντοσθε, of ulcers, Hp.Medic.l.c.; “ὀφθαλμοὶ κ.Id.Acut.30; “κ. κατὰ τὸν κενεῶνα καὶ κατὰ τὰ ἄρθραId.Art.52; of poor timber, go into holes, Thphr.HP3.12.1.
II. make empty, make poor, Lyc.772.
2. allow to lapse, of payments, BGU1156.18 (i B.C.), PSI4.287.16 (iv A.D.), etc.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.73
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.100
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 52
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