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δατέομαι δαίω2 cf. πατέομαι, ἐπασάμην divide among themselves, τὰ μὲν εὖ δάσσαντο μετὰ σφισίν Il.; ἄνδιχα πάντα δάσασθαι Hom.; μένος Ἄρηος δατέονται they share, i. e. are alike filled with, the spirit of Ares, Il.; of persons at a banquet, κρέα δατεῦντο Od.; διδόναι τινα κυσὶ δάσασθαι to tear in pieces, Il.
2.[ἡμίονοι] χθόνα ποσσὶ δατεῦντο measured the ground with their feet, Lat. carpebant viam pedibus, id=Il. cut in two, id=Il.
II.simply, to divide, to divide or give to others, Hdt.:—perf. in pass. sense, to be divided, Il., Hdt., Eur.

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