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περι-κλάω ,
A.twist round, bend, [τὴν φλόγα] Thphr.Ign.53 ; “τοὺς ἀγκῶναςLXX 4 Ma.10.6 : but usu. break off, [τὰς δρῦς] Ael.VH9.18 ; τῷ κράνει π. τὸ ξίφος break it round the helmet, Plu.Sull.14 :—Pass., “περικεκλασμέναι ῥάβδοιThphr.HP4.6.10; “περικλασθήσονται κλῶνεςLXX Wi.4.5 ; “κολοσσὸς -κλασθεὶς ἀπὸ τῶν γονάτωνStr.14.25 ; περικλώμενα τοῖς αὑτῶν βρίθεσι bent and broken by . . , Plu.Sull.12 ; περικεκλασμένον σχῆμα bent and bowed down, Id.2.878c ; of persons, “τοῖς σώμασι -κλώμενοιArist.Phgn.813a16, cf. Theoc.21.48 ; but also, arched, “θώραξGal.18(1).420 ; “περικλώμενος κλύδωνJ.AJ15.9.6.
2. in Optics, refract, Cleom.2.1 (Pass.).
II. wheel an army round to the right or left, ἐπὶ δόρυ or “ἐπ᾽ ἀσπίδαPlb.11.12.4, cf. 11.23.2 ; also π. τὸν Τίβεριν ἐπὶ τὸ Κίρκαιον divert it, Plu.Caes.58.
2. Pass., of missiles, ricochet, Ph.Bel.79.19.
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    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 15.9.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 11.12.4
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    • Polybius, Histories, 12.20.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.22.9
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    • Plutarch, Caesar, 58
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    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 9.18
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 6.7
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