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στρωφάω , poet. and Ion. Frequentat. of στρέφω,
A.turn constantly, ἠλάκατα ς. keep turning the wool, i.e. spin, Od.6.53, al.; “πηδάλιον παλάμῃsteer, AP9.242 (Antiphil.): metaph., “βουλὴν ἀμφὶ πολὺν στρώφα χρόνονA.R.3.424; “δαίμων . . βίου στρωφῶσα πορείηνNonn.D.48.381: —Pass., turn oneself about, keep turning, “κατ᾽ αὐτοὺς στρωφᾶτ᾽Il.13.557; roam about, wander, δηρὸν ἑκὰς ς. 20.422; ἐπὶ δῆμόν τε πόλιν τε visit cities, Hes.Op.528; “καθ᾽ Ἑλλάδα . ., ἀνὰ νήσουςThgn.247; “ἀνὰ τὴν πόλινHdt.2.85; “ἄλλῃ κἄλλῃ δωμάτωνS.Tr.907: hence, move freely in a place, abide there, “κατὰ μέγαραIl.9.463, cf. Hp.Art.60; ἐν λέχει στρωφώμενος, i.e. claiming a husband's rights, A.Ag.1224; “ἐν νέοις στρωφωμένηE.Alc.1052; “ἐν Διδύμοις στρωφωμένου ἠελίοιοOrph.Fr.285.16; of the heavenly bodies, revolve, Man.2.34.
II. intr., στρωφᾶν for “στρωφᾶσθαι, ἐπὶ γαῖανA.R.3.893, cf. Orph.Fr.285.46.
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1224
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 1052
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.85
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 528
    • Homer, Iliad, 20.422
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.53
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.557
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.463
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 907
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.424
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.893
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 60
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