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περίδρομ-ος , ον,
A.running round, encircling, “δοιαὶ δὲ π. ἄντυγές εἰσιIl.5.728 ; πλῆμναι π. ἀμφοτέρωθεν ib.726 ; of the rim of a shield, E.El.458(lyr.), A.Th.495 ; of a net, Opp.H.3.99; “κύκλον π. αἰὲν ἑλίσσωνOrph.Fr.236 : c. dat., [“ἃλς] νήσοισι περίδρομοςD.P.60: dub. sens. in IG22.463.54.
2. wandering, roaming, ἱκέτις φυγὰς π. A.Supp.350 (lyr.); “κύνεςAr. Ra.472 ; γυνὴ π. gadabout woman, Thgn.581.
II. Pass., that can be run round: hence, standing apart, detached, “κολώνη . . π. ἔνθα καὶ ἔνθαIl.2.812 ; αὐλὴ π. Od.14.7; “αὐλώνCarc.1 ; circular, D.P.5, 718.
2. surrounded, κοίλη . . ὄρεσι π., of Laconia, E.Fr.1083; “π. οὔρεσι γαῖαA.R.3.1085.
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    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 495
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 350
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 472
    • Euripides, Electra, 458
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.7
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.812
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    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.1085
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