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φορέω 1 Frequent. of φέρω bear or carry constantly, to be used to carry, ἵπποι οἳ φορέεσκον Πηλείωνα Il.; of a slave, ὕδωρ ἐφόρει Od.; so, ἀγγελίας φορέειν to serve as a messenger (ἀγγελίην φέρειν simply to carry a message), Hdt.; φ. θρεπτήρια, of Oedipus carrying about food in a wallet, Soph.
2.commonly of clothes and armour, to bear constantly, wear, Lat. gesto, Hom., etc.
II.Pass. to be borne violently along, be hurried along, Trag.; to be storm-tost, Ar.; to be carried away, Thuc.
III.Mid. to fetch for oneself, fetch regularly, Eur. Hence

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