I.to shew by way of example
; τὸν ζωστῆρα προδέξας having pointed out
[the use of] the girdle, id=Hdt.
2.absol. to tell first, Aesch.
II.to foreshew what is about to happen, Hdt., etc.:—c. acc. et inf. to make known beforehand that . . , Thuc.
III.to point before
one, σκήπτρῳ πρ.
(sc. τὴν ὁδόν
) to feel one's way
with a stick, of a blind man, Soph.
pugilistic term, χερσὶ πρ. to make feints
with the hands, make as if one was going to strike, Lat. praeludere
:—in war, to make a demonstration