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νωτ-ίζω , only in aor. exc. in compd. ἀπο-,
A.turn one's back,οἱ δὲ . . πρὸς φυγὴν ἐνώτισανturned their backs and fled, E.Andr.1141 : c. acc. cogn., “παλίσσυτον δράμημα νωτίσαιS.OT193 : abs., “νωτίσας θυέτωIPE2.342 (Phanagoria).
II. cover the back of,βρέφοςE. Ph.654 (lyr.).
III. skim the surface of,πόντον νωτίσαιA.Ag. 286.
IV. Med., “νωτίσασθαιcarry on the back, Hsch.
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