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χραίνω , A. Th.61, etc., fut.
A.χρα^νῶE.Hec.366: aor. “ἔχρα_ναA.Eu. 170 (lyr.); subj. “χράνῃId.Fr.327; inf. “χρᾶναιPoll.7.129, Porph. Chr.49:—touch slightly, ὀλιγάκις ἄστυ κἀγορᾶς χραίνων κύκλον, i.e. keeping aloof from it, E.Or.919; χ. οὐραίοισιν εὐδίαν ἁλός, of fishes, Achae.27.3: hence, smear, paint,χ. ἀποχραίνεινPl.Lg. 769a, cf. Poll. l.c., Max.Tyr.40.2: besmear, anoint, τινι Nic.Al. 246:—Pass., “χραινομένην μέλιτιAP7.622 (Antiphil.).
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