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περιστέλλω , fut. -
A.στελῶS.Aj.1170 :—dress, clothe, wrap up, “θνατὰ π. μέληPi.N.11.15 ; “σαρκῶν π. χιτῶνιEmp.126 ; τινα Thphr.Char. 2.10 ; “τοὺς πόδαςArist.Pr.868b38 ; “κεφαλὴν τοῖς κόλποιςPlb.21.38.5 ; “χλαμυδίῳ π. ἑαυτόνPlu.Pyrrh.11 ; ἔπηξα δ᾽ αὐτὸν εὖ περιστείλας I planted the sword wrapping it well with earth, i. e. planted it firmly, S.Aj.821 :—Med., wrap oneself up, Hp.Epid.3.17.ιέ :—Pass., to be wrapped up, “περιεσταλμένον ἀναπαύεσθαιArist.Pr.866a25.
b. Rhet., employ compression, “δεῖ π. καὶ μὴ περιουσιάζεινCorn.Rh.p.396 H.
c. cut down, retrench :—hence in Pass., to be dispensed with, “περιέσταλται ἡμῖν πᾶν τὸ τῆς δέσεως τῶν περιτρήτωνPh.Bel.62.28.
2. lay out a corpse, Od.24.293, Hdt.2.90, 6.30, S.Ant.903, E.Or.1066, Men.325.12, etc. (also τάφον π. S.Aj.1170); simply, bury, Pl.Hp.Ma.291e, AP 7.613Diog. Episc.), etc.
II. Medic., in Pass., to be contracted round, “κοιλίης περιστελλομένης ἀμφὶ τὸ ἔμβρυονHp.Mul.1.34 ; [“ γαστὴρ] περισταλεῖσα τοῖς ἐνυπάρχουσιGal.UP4.7 ; “τοῖς σιτίοιςId.7.67, cf. 8.440.
III. metaph., wrap up, cloak, cover, τἄδικ᾽ εὖ π. E.Med.582 ; τὰ ἁμαρτήματα, τὴν ἀμαθίαν, etc., Plb.30.4.14, Plu.2.47d, etc.; “αἰσχρορρημοσύνηνPhld.Rh.1.175 S.
b. ἐμαυτὸν περιστέλλων putting on a grave countenance, Aen.Gaz.Ep.12.
c. c. dupl. acc., conceal something from, “τινά τιPhld.Lib.p.20 O.
4. Med., τὰ σὰ περιστέλλου κακά attend to your own ills, E.HF1129.
5. Med., withdraw from society, Archig. ap. Aët.13.120.
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