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ὁπλίζω ὅπλον make or get ready, of meats and drink, Hom., Eur.:—Mid., δόρπον or δεῖπνον ὁπλίζεσθαι to prepare oneself a meal, Hom.; ὁπ. θυσίαν to cause a sacrifice to be prepared, Eur.
2.of chariot-horses, to get ready, harness, Il.; Mid. to get them ready for oneself, id=Il.:—Pass., of ships, Od.; of any implements, λαμπὰς ὡπλισμένη ready for use, Aesch.; ὡπλισμένος τινί furnished with a thing, Eur.
3.of soldiers, to equip, arm, Hdt., etc.:— also, to train, exercise, id=Hdt.:—in attic Prose, to arm or equip as ὁπλῖται, Thuc.:—Mid. and Pass. to prepare or equip oneself, accoutre or arm oneself, get ready, Od.; ὅπλισθεν (for ὡπλίσθησαν) δὲ γυναῖκες the women got ready [for dancing], id=Od., etc.;—c. inf. to prepare oneself to do a thing, Il., Eur.:—in Mid., also, c. acc., ὁπλίζεσθαι χέρα to arm one's hand, Eur.; ὁπλίζεσθαι θράσος to arm oneself with boldness, Soph.

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