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μύω , fut. μύσω [υ^] Lyc.988: aor. ἔμυσα, Ep. 3pl. μύσαν: pf. μέμυ_κα: [υ_ in pres., Call.Dian.95, Nic.Fr.74.56: υ^ in aor., Il.24.637, S.Ant. 421, E.Med.1183, exc. in later writers, as AP7.630 (Antiphil.), 9.558 (Eryc.): υ_ in pf., Il.24.420, App.Anth.4.39 (Leon.)]:
2. of persons or animals, shut the eyes, “μύω τε καὶ δέδορκαS.Fr.774; “φαίνεται καὶ μύουσιν ὁράματα An.428a16; “οὐ μύοντα λαγωόνCall.Dian.95; μύσας as a preliminary to going through what is painful, “παρέχειν μύσαντα εὖ καὶ ἀνδρείωςPl.Grg.480c, cf. S. Ant.421, Ar.V.988, Antiph.3: metaph., “μύσας τῷ λογισμῷPlu.Pomp. 60.
3. metaph., to be lulled to rest, abate, of pain, “ἀνατέτροφας τι καὶ μύσῃS.Tr.1009 (lyr.); of storms, AP7.293 (Isid.Aeg.).
II. trans., close, shut, κανθούς ib.221; ὕπνος ἔμυσε κόρας ib.9.558 (Eryc.); “τοὺς ὀφθαλμούς ποσως μ.Alex.Aphr.Pr.1.105; “περὶ πᾶν ὄμμα μύομενDam.Pr.6.
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