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θέω the syllables εο, εου remain uncontracted even in attic the tenses other than present θέω and future θεύσομαι are supplied by τρέχω and *δρέμω run, Hom., etc.; θέειν πεδίοιο to run over the plain, Il.: in part. with another Verb, ἦλθε θέων, ἦλθε θέουσα came running, id=Il.; θέων Αἴαντα κάλεσσον run and call him, id=Il.
2.περὶ τρίποδος θεύσεσθαι to run for a tripod, id=Il.; περὶ ψυχῆς θέον Ἕκτορος they were running for Hector's life, id=Il.
II.of other kinds of motion, as,
2.of ships, ἔθεε κατὰ κῦμα Il.; of a potter's wheel, id=Il.; of a quoit, ῥίμφα θέων ἀπὸ χειρός flying lightly, Od.
III.of things which (as we say) run in a continuous line, though not actually in motion, φλὲψ ἀνὰ νῶτα θέουσα Il.; esp. of anything circular, which runs round into itself, ἄντυξ, πυμάτη θέεν ἀσπίδος id=Il.
IV.c. acc. loci, to run over, τὰ ὄρη Xen.

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