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πληγή 1 πλήσσω

1.a blow, stroke, Lat. plaga, Hom., etc.; πληγὴν πέπληγμαι καιρίαν Aesch.; in such phrases πληγήν or πληγάς is often omitted, πολλὰς τυπτόμενος Ar., etc.:—the person struck is said πληγὰς λαβεῖν id=Ar.; the striker πληγὰς δοῦναι, ἐμβάλλειν, ἐντείνειν τινί Xen.
2.a stroke by lightning, Hes.: a blow, stroke of calamity, Aesch.; πλ. θεοῦ a blow from heaven, Soph.

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