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πτύω spit out or up, Il.: absol. to spit, Hdt., Xen.
2.of the sea, to disgorge, Anth.:—absol., ἐπ᾽ ἀϊόνι πτύοντα, of waves, Theocr.; πτύσας with a splash, Anth.
3.metaph., πτύσας in token of abhorrence or loathing, Soph.; πτύσας προσώπωι with loathing in his face, id=Soph.
4.εἰς κόλπον πτύειν, Lat. in sinum spuere, done three times to avert a bad omen, Theocr.

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