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ζεύγνυμι from Root ΖΥΓ, as in ζυγῆναι yoke, put to, ἵππους Hom., etc.; ζ. ἵππους ὑφ᾽ ἅρματα, ὑφ᾽ ἅρμασιν, ὑπ᾽ ὄχεσφιν, ὑπ᾽ ἀμάξηισιν Il.;—(so in Mid., ἵππους ζεύγνυσθαι to put to one's horses, Hom.);—also of riding horses, to harness, saddle and bridle, ζεῦξαι Πάγασον Pind.:—of chariots, to put to, get ready, id=Hom., Eur. bind, bind fast, Xen.:—Pass., φάρη ἐζευγμέναι having them fastened, Eur.
3.metaph., πότμωι ζυγείς in the yoke of fate, Pind.; ἀνάγκηι, ὁρκίοις ζυγείς Soph., Eur. join together, σανίδες ἐζευγμέναι well-joined, Il. join in wedlock, Eur.:—in Mid., of the husband, to wed, id=Eur.:—Pass. to be married, Soph., Eur. join opposite banks by bridges, τὸν Ἑλλήσποντον ζεῦξαι Hdt., etc.:—also, γέφυραν ζεῦξαι to form a bridge, id=Hdt. undergird ships with ropes, Thuc.

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