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τιταίνω epic redupl. for τείνω, τανύω stretch, τόξα τιταίνων bending his bow, Il.; so in Mid., ἐτιταίνετο τόξα was bending his bow, Hom. stretch out, ἐτίταινε τάλαντα was holding them out, Il.; ἐτίταινε τραπέζας was laying them out, Od. draw at full stretch, of horses, etc., ἅρμα τιταίνειν Il.; ἄροτρον τιταίνετον id=Il.; absol., τιταίνετον haste along, id=Il.
4.Pass. to strain or exert oneself, chiefly in part., τιταινόμενος with vehement effort, Od.; of a horse galloping, τιταινόμενος πεδίοιο stretching over the plain (ventre à terre), Il.; so of birds, τιταινομένω πτερύγεσσιν Od.

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