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προστυγχάνω ,
A.obtain one's share of, and generally, obtain, “προστυχόντι τῶν ἴσωνS.Ph.552; “ἐμοῦ κολαστοῦ προστυχώνId.El.1463: c. dat., meet with, hit upon, Pl.Lg.844b, 893e, Plt.262b, Sph.246b.
2. of events, befall one, “κακότας π. τινίPi.Fr.42.5.
4. abs., προστυγχάνων the first person one meets, anybody, Pl.Lg.914b; πᾶς π. ib. 808e; “οἱ αἰεὶ -τυγχάνοντεςTh.1.97; “ προστυχὼν ΦρύξHerod.3.36: so in neut., τὰ προστυχόντα ξένια whatever fare there was, E.Alc.754; ἐρρύφεον τὸ προστυχόν anything that came handy, Hp.Acut.39; but τὸ προστυχόν casualness, Pl.Ti.34c; πράξει τὸ π. ἑκάστοτε will act offhand, Id.Lg.962c; ἐκ τοῦ προστυχόντος offhand, ex tempore, Plu.2.150d, 407b; so κατὰ τὸ π. D.H.7.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 754
    • Plato, Laws, 844b
    • Plato, Laws, 893e
    • Plato, Laws, 962c
    • Plato, Laws, 808e
    • Plato, Laws, 914b
    • Plato, Statesman, 262b
    • Plato, Sophist, 246b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 34c
    • Sophocles, Electra, 1463
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 552
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.97
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 7.1
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