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δαίζω δαίω2 cleave asunder, cleave, Hom., Aesch. slay, smite, Il., Aesch. rend, tear, χερσὶ κόμην ἤισχυνε δαΐζων Il.:—Pass., χαλκῷ δεδαϊγμένος id=Il.; δεδαϊγμένος ἦτορ through the heart, id=Il.; δεδαϊγμένον ἦτορ a heart torn by misery, Od.; δαϊχθείς Pind., Eur.
4.simply, to divide, ἐδαΐζετο θυμὸς ἐνὶ στήθεσσιν his soul was divided within him, i. e. was in doubt, Il.; δαϊζόμενος κατὰ θυμὸν διχθάδια divided or doubting between two opinions, id=Il.

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