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περι-κοπή , ,
I. cutting all round, mutilation, e.g. of the Hermae at Athens, Th.6.28, And.1.15, Plu.Alc.18, etc.; lopping of a tree, Thphr.CP5.4.7; docking of hair, Plu.2.42b; trepanning, Id.Cat.Ma. 9.
2. metaph., cutting down, diminution, τῆς πολυτελείας ib. 18, cf. 2.84a.
3. mason's work, PTeb.406.19 (iii A. D.).
II. outline, general form of a person or thing, Plb.6.53.6 ; λιτὸς κατὰ τὴν π. in externals, Id.10.22.5 ; “π. καὶ χορηγίαId.31.26.7, cf. Fr.199, al.; π.κόσμου καὶ θεραπαινίδωνD.S.31.27, cf. 32a.
III. Rhet., section, “ π. ἐκ δύο κώλων καὶ τριῶνLongin.Rh.p.193 H., cf. Hdn.Fig.p.89 S.
2. in Metric, passage, section, “κατὰ π. ἀνομοιομερῆHeph. Poeëm.4.5, cf. Sch.Heph.p.170C., Sch.Ar.Pl.619.
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