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κατηρεφής ἐρέφω

1.covered over, vaulted, overhanging, Hom., Hes.; κ. πέτρος, of a cave, Soph.:— of trees, thick-leaved, Theocr.:— κ. πόδα τιθέναι to keep the foot covered, of Pallas when seated, and the robe falls over her feet, opp. to ὀρθὸν πόδα τ., when she steps forward, Aesch.
2.covered by a thing, c. dat., σπέος δάφνῃσι κατηρεφές shaded by laurels, embowered in them, Od.; τύμβῳ κ., i. e. buried, Soph.: —also c. gen., covered with or by a thing, Eur.

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