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πάλλω poise or sway a missile before it is thrown, Eur., Ar. sway other arms, not missiles, σάκος Hes.; πέλτας Eur.:—then, to toss a child, Il.; Νὺξ ὄχημ᾽ ἔπαλλεν she drave it furiously, Eur.
3.κλήρους ἐν κυνέηι πάλλον they shook the lots together in a helmet, till one leapt forth, Hom.: absol. to cast lots, Il.; ὅθ᾽ αὐτοὺς οἱ βραβεῖς κλήροις ἔπηλαν where the stewards ranged them by casting lots, Soph.:—Mid. to draw lots, ἔλαχον ἅλα παλλομένων I obtained the sea when we cast lots, Il.; so in Hdt., Soph.
II.Pass. to swing or dash oneself, ἐν ἄντυγι πάλτο he dashed himself upon the shield-rim, Il.: to quiver, leap, esp. in fear, πάλλεται ἦτορ id=Il.; also of the person, παλλομένη κραδίην id=Il.; of dying fish, to quiver, leap, Hdt.
III.intr., like the Pass., to leap, bound, Eur.: to quiver, Soph., Eur.

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