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λυσσ-άω , Att. λυττάω , Ep. part.
A.λυσσώωνMan.1.244, AP5.265 (Paul. Sil.):—to be raging in battle, Hdt.9.71; cf. λύσσα init.
2. rave, be mad, S.OT1258, Ant.492, Pl.R.329c, Epicur.Sent.Vat.11, Man.,, etc.; “λ. πρὸς μεῖξινPs.-Phoc.214; “ἔρωτες λυττῶντεςPl.R.586c: c. inf., desire madly to do, Hld.2.20.
II. of dogs, suffer from rabies, Ar.Lys. 298, Arist.HA604a6; of wolves, Theoc.4.11; of horses, Arist.HA 604b13.
III. causal, make mad, κἂν λελυσσήκῃ τινά (sc. τὰ δήγματα) Damocr. ap. Gal.13.821. (Hsch. has λύσσεται: μαίνεται.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 298
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.71
    • Plato, Republic, 329c
    • Plato, Republic, 586c
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 492
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1258
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