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τίλλω pluck or pull out hair, Lat. vello, Il.; so in Mid., χαίτας τίλλεσθαι to pluck out one's hair, Od.
2.with acc. of that from which the hair or feathers are plucked, τίλλειν πέλειαν id=Od.; κάρα τ. Aesch.; τ. πλάτανον to pluck its leaves off, Plut.:— Pass. to have one's hair plucked out, Ar.
II.Mid., τίλλεσθαί τινα to tear one's hair in sorrow for any one, Il.
III.metaph. to pluck, vex, annoy, Lat. vellicare, Pass., Ar.

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