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λακτίζω , pf.
A.λελάκτι^καAr.Nu.136:—kick with the heel or foot, λ. ποσὶ γαῖαν, of a defeated boxer, Od.18.99, cf. 22.88; φλὸξ αἰθέρα λακτίζοισα καπνῷ flames lashing heaven with smoke, Pi.I.4(3).66; κραδία δὲ φόβῳ φρένα λακτίζει my heart 'knocks at my ribs' for fear, A.Pr.881 (anap.); [“ἔρως] λ. κραδίηνAP12.16 (Strat.); τὸν πεσόντα λακτίσαι trample on the fallen, A.Ag.885; λ. βωμὸν εἰς ἀφάνειαν trample on the altar so as utterly to destroy it, ib.383 (lyr.); τὴν θύραν λ. kick at the door, Ar.l.c.; “λ. ἀλλήλουςPl.R.586b; of horses, “λ. τὸ λυποῦνArist.PA690a21; “ἑαυτόνPl.Grg.516a; “ὑπὸ ἵππου λακτισθείςX.An. 3.2.18: metaph., “λ. πολλὴν χάρινE.Rh.411; βοῦς λακτίσας ὑμᾶς, of a clumsy-footed person, Herod.7.118:—Med. in act. sense, Mim. Oxy.413.65.
2. abs., kick, struggle, Batr.90; of horses, X.Eq. Mag.1.4: freq. in prov. λ. ποτὶ κέντρον, πρὸς κέντρα, kick against the pricks, Pi.P.2.95, A.Ag.1624, E.Ba.795, Act.Ap.26.14, etc.; so “πρὸς κῦμα λ.E.IT1396.
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