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βρίθω From same Root as βριαρός. be heavy or weighed down with a thing, c. dat., of fruit-trees, Hom.; metaph., ὄλβωι βρίθειν Eur.; ξίφεσι βρ. to visit heavily with the sword, id=Eur.
2.c. gen. to groan with weight of a thing, σίτου, οἴνου Od.
3.absol. to be heavy, Il.; rare in attic, βρίθει ἵππος sinks, Plat.
II.of men, to outweigh, prevail, ἐέδνοισι by gifts, Od.: absol. to have the preponderance in fight, to be master, prevail, Il.
III.trans. to weigh down, Aesch.:—Pass. to be laden, καρπῶι βριθομένη laden with fruit, Il.:—c. gen., βρίθεσθαι σταχύων Hes.

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