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περίακτος , ον, (περιάγω)
A.turning on a centre or pivot, δίφροι π. Artemo Hist.12; π. τροχοί water-wheels, Ph.Bel.91.44; π. ἄντλημα water-wheel, Plu.2.974e; μηχανήματα π. machines for draining land, Ph.Bel.97.23; μηχαναὶ ἀπὸ σκηνῆς π. machines for changing the scene on the stage, Plu.2.348e; also περίακτοι, αἱ, as Subst., Poll.4.126, Vitr.5.6.8.
2. π. ὁδός a winding road, Anon.Hist.(FGrH151) p.819J.
II. metaph., τὸ π. 'the old saw', Plu.Comp.Lys.Sull.3; “τὸ π. ἐκ τῆς ἈκαδημείαςId.2.922f.
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