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to draw water or any liquor for others, Hes., Xen.:—Mid. to draw water for oneself, ἀρυσσάμενος ποταμῶν ἄπο having drawn water from the rivers, Hes.; ἀρύσασθαι ἀπὸ τοῦ ποταμοῦ Xen.; c. acc., ἀρύσασθαι πῶμα Eur.; c. gen. partit., ἀρύτεσθαι Νείλου ὑδάτων to draw of the waters of the Nile, Ar.; ἐς τὸν κόλπον τρὶς ἀρυσάμενος τοῦ ἡλίου having (as it were) drawn the rays of the sun into his bosom, Hdt.

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