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ὀχέω , impf. ὤχουν prob. in E.Hel.277; Ion. Iterat.
A.ὀχέεσκονOd.11.619: fut. “ὀχήσωA.Pr.143 (anap.), E.Or.802 (troch.): aor. “ὤκχησαCall.Jov.23 (v. infr.):—Med. and Pass., impf. “ὠχέετοHdt.1.31, “-εῖτοX.Cyr.7.3.4: fut. “ὀχήσομαιIl.24.731: Ep. aor. “ὀχήσατοOd.5.54: also aor. “ὀχηθῆναιHp.Art.58, Luc.Lex.2: Aeol. pres. part. “ὀχήμενοςLyr.Adesp.51: in Att. Prose, used only in pres. and impf.: Hom. never uses the augm.: [the first syll. is made long in Pi.O.2.67, Euph. 9.13, Lyc.64,1049, where it is written ὀκχέω (Pi. and Euph.) or ὀγχέω (Lyc.), cf. “ὄχος1.1, ὄφις sub fin.]:—Frequentat. of ἔχω, as φορέω of φέρω (“ἔχειν τε καὶ ὀχεῖνPl.Cra.400a), hold fast, ἄγκυρα δ᾽ μου τὰς τύχας ὤχει (sic leg.) “μόνηE.Hel.277.
c. continue, keep doing, νηπιάας ὀχέειν to keep on with childish ways, like ἔχειν, ἄγειν, Od.1.297; φρουρὰν ἄζηλον ὀχήσω will maintain an unenviable watch, A. l.c.
2. carry, “χερσὶ λύρηνThgn.534; τινα E.Or.802; “φιάληνX.Cyr.1.3.8; of the legs, carry the body, Hp.Art.52; so of the soul, Pl.Cra. l.c.
3. let another ride, mount, “αὐτὸς βαδίζω . . , τοῦτον δ᾽ ὀχῶAr. Ra.23; of a general, let the men ride, X.Eq.Mag.4.1.
2. abs., drive, ride, sail, etc., [ἵπποι] ἀλεγεινοὶ . . ὀχέεσθαι difficult to use in a chariot, Il.10.403, cf. Ar.Ra.25, D.21.171; of a dislocated bone, which rides on the edge of another instead of resting in the socket, Hp.Art. 51.
3. of a ship, ride at anchor, metaph., λεπτή τις ἐλπίς ἐστ᾽ ἐφ᾽ ἧς ὀχούμεθα 'tis but a slender hope on which we ride at anchor, Ar.Eq.1244; “ἐπὶ λεπτῶν ἐλπίδων ὠχεῖσθ᾽ ἄραId.Fr.150, cf. Pl.Lg. 699b; so “ἐπ᾽ ἀσθενοῦς ῥώμηςE.Or.69; but, ἐπὶ τούτου [τοῦ λόγου], ὥσπερ ἐπὶ σχεδίας buoyed up, carried, Pl.Phd.85d; “νεὼς ἐκπεσὼν . . ἐπ᾽ ἐλπίδος ὀχεῖταί τινοςPlu.2.1103e; τὰ ὀχούμενα floating bodies, in title of work by Archimedes, Str.1.3.11, cf. 15.1.38, Hero Spir.1 Praef.; “εἰδώλου καλοῦ ἐφ᾽ ὕδατος ὀχουμένουPlot.1.6.8; of Delos, οὗ νᾶσος ὀχεῖται floats, Orac. ap. D.H.1.19; cf. ὁρμέω.
III. = ὀχεύομαι, Arat.1070. (In signf. 1 cogn. with ἔχω (A), Skt. sáhate 'prevail': in signf. 11 cogn. with ϝέχω, Lat. veho, Skt. váhati, etc. 'carry': the similarity of the forms in Gr. has caused some assimilation of the senses.)
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