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καλύπτω lengthd. from Root ΚΑΛΥΒ, v. καλύβη cover with a thing, παρδαλέηι μετάφρενον κάλυψεν Il.; νυκτὶ καλύψας id=Il.: simply, to cover, μέλαν δέ κῦμα κάλυψεν id=Il.; πέτρον χεὶρ ἐκάλυψεν his hand covered, grasped a stone, id=Il.; of death, τέλος θανάτοιο κάλυψεν ὀφθαλμούς id=Il., etc.; of grief, τὸν δ᾽ ἄχεος νεφέλη ἐκάλυψε id=Il.; κ. χθονὶ γυῖα, i. e. to be buried, Pind.; also, χθονί, τάφωι κ. to bury another, Aesch.:—Mid. to cover or veil oneself, Hom.:—Pass., ἀσπίδι κεκαλυμμένος ὤμους Il.; ἐν χλαίνηι κεκαλ. id=Il., etc. κρύπτω, to cover or conceal; κ. καρδίαι τι Soph.; Pass., κεκαλυμμένοι ἵππωι concealed in the horse, Od. cover with dishonour, throw a cloud over, σὺ μὴ κάλυπτε Ἀθήνας Soph.

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