of a sword, to draw
;—mostly in Mid., Hom.
:—Pass. to be drawn
; ἐσπασμένοι τὰ ξίφη having their
2.πάλον σπᾶν to draw
a lot (out of a helmet), Aesch.
of violent actions, to pluck off
, κόμην Soph.
, to tear, rend
, of beasts, id=Soph.
4.to snatch, tear or drag away, Eur.
5.metaph. to carry away, draw aside, Soph., Plat.
6.Pass. to be convulsed, Soph.
III.to draw in, suck in, quaff, Aesch., Eur.
IV.to draw tight, pull the reins, Xen.
V.to adopt, appropriate, Anth.