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πυ^κ-άζω , Od.12.225, Dor. πυκάσδω Theoc.3.14: impf.
A.ἐπύκαζονId.20.22: Ep. aor. inf. “πυκάσαιOd.11.320; part. “πυκάσσαςHes.Op. 542; ind. “ἐπύκασσαSapph.89:—Med., Cratin.98.7, etc.: Ep. fut. “πυκάσσομαιMax.513: aor.subj. “πυκάσωμαιAP11.19Strat.):—Pass., aor. “ἐπυκάσθηνHdt.7.197, etc.: pf. “πεπύκασμαιOd.22.488, Hes.Op. 793; Aeol. part. “πεπυκάδμενοςSapph.56: (πύκα):—poet. Verb(also in Hdt., v. supr., and later Prose, D.S.5.13), cover closely, freq. with collat. notion of protection, “νεφέλῃ πυκάσασα αὐτήνIl.17.551; πύκασεν κάρη ἀμφιτεθεῖσα [ἡ κυνέη] 10.271; νῆα π. λίθοισι surround a ship with stones, so as to protect it while lying up, Hes.Op.624: generally, cover thickly, of a youth's chin, “π. γένυς εὐανθέϊ λάχνῃOd.11.320; πέδιλα πίλοις ἔντοσθε π. lining them with thick felt, Hes.Op.542; π. στεφάνοις cover thick with crowns, Orac. ap. D.21.52, Theoc.2.153, cf. IG3.758: —also Med., “μελιλώτῳ κάρα πυκάζομαιCratin. l.c.; στεφάνοις κεφαλὰς πυκασώμεθα AP l.c.: without στεφάνοις, crown, deck with garlands, “πύκαζε κρᾶτ᾽ ἐμὸν νικηφόρονE.Tr.353:—also Med., “λουσάμενοι . . πυκασώμεθαlet us put on crowns, AP5.11 (Rufin.):—Pass., “στέμμασι πᾶς πυκασθείςHdt. l.c., cf. E.Alc.796; δάφνῃ πυκασθείς (v.l. σκιασθείς) Id.Andr.1115; “βωμὸς ἄνθεσι πεπύκασταιXenoph.1.11; ὄρεξιν ἥβης (cf. “ἥβη1.4) “πυκαζομένης Hp.Ep.23 (s. v.l.):— Pass. is used by Hom. only in pf. part. πεπυκασμένος thickly covered, “ὄζοισινIl.14.289; “ἅρματα δὲ χρυσῷ πεπυκασμένα κασσιτέρῳ τε23.503; but ἅρματα εὖ πεπ. well covered over (i. e. stowed away), 2.777; “ῥάκεσιν πεπυκασμένος ὤμουςOd.22.488, cf. E.Rh.713 (lyr.); ὄρος πεπυκασμένον a hill well-clothed with wood, Hes.Th.484; “χώρα πεπυκασμένη δρυμοῖςD.S. l.c.; Aeol. πεπυκάδμενος, covered, hidden, Sapph.56:—Med., κόσμῳ πυκάζου τῷδε cover thyself, E.Heracl.725; “π. τεύχεσιν δέμαςId.Rh.90 (v.l. -αζε).
2. metaph., Ἕκτορα δ᾽ αἰνὸν ἄχος πύκασε φρένας threw a shadow over his soul, Il.8.124, 17.83:—Pass., “παρθενίης αἰδοῖ πεπυκας μένοςEpigr.Gr.875.2 (Sinope); also νόον πεπυκασμένος close, cautious of mind, Hes.Op.793.
II. close, shut up, ἐντὸς πυκάζοιεν σφέας αὐτούς shelter themselves closely within, Od.12.225; πύκαζε θᾶσσον (sc. τὸ δῶμα) shut it close, S.Aj.581.
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