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ἀποκείρω clip or cut off hair, mostly in Mid., ἀπεκείρατο χαίτην cut off his hair, Il.; ἀποκείρασθαι τὰς κεφαλάς to have their hair shorn close, Hdt.; and absol., ἀποκείρασθαι to cut off one's hair, Ar.:—Pass., perf. part. ἀποκεκαρμένος with one's hair cut short, id=Hdt.
2.metaph. to cheat, τοὺς παχεῖς Luc.
II.generally, to cut through, sever, Il. cut off, slay, Aesch.

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